Farmers Journal Scotland

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Jim McLaren to be awarded MBE in birthday honours
Beef prices surge as demand grows
Scottish beef farmers are seeing an increase in prices driven by strong consumer demand as well as a shortage of throughput.
By John Sleigh on 03 June 2017
BSE negligible risk status for Scotland
The World Organisation for Animal Health has changed Scotland's BSE risk status to negligible.
By John Sleigh on 03 June 2017
Scottish dairy aid application window re-opens
The Scottish Government has taken the decision to re-open the EU adjustment Aid Scheme, which is aimed at supporting dairy farmers hit by last year’s price crash.
By John Sleigh on 02 June 2017
Calf scheme payments to start next week
The Scottish Government is to start paying successful claimants of the Specialist Suckler Beef Scheme next week.
By John Sleigh on 02 June 2017
Easing winter grazing pressure with brassicas
All the Focus Farmers with sheep have established some swedes this year. Some have always grown them, and for others it is a bit of a change.
By on 13 June 2017
Farm Profit Programme: First cut wrapped up at Howe of  the Mearns
Andrew and Kathryn Gammie, together with Andrew’s father, Jim, run Drumforber Farm, Laurencekirk, in the Howe of the Mearns.
By on 26 May 2017
NI and Scotland achieve BSE negligible risk status
The potential boost to trade for NI from attaining negligible risk status has been estimated at £12m per year.
By Odile Evans on 25 May 2017
New Farmers Journal Scotland launch
The new Farmers Journal Scotland is coming and here is everything you need to know about it.
By Farmers Journal on 25 May 2017
Farm Profit Programme: Sheds emptying at Mains of Cranna
The Duguids are coming to the end of the busy spring period of calving, lambing, cattle sales and crop work. With cattle getting to grass this week, the workload starts to reduce.
By Declan Marren on 19 May 2017
Farm Profit Programme: Grazing kicks off in Caithness
With spring calving at an end and the summer herd just starting, thoughts move towards grazing for the Mackays at Greenvale.
By on 18 May 2017
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