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Barry Cassidy
Barry Cassidy

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Barry Cassidy travelled to Westray, home to just 600 people on an island that spans just 15 miles, but they are some of the most passionate suckler farmers in all of Europe.
By Barry Cassidy on 22 February 2018
Philip Bews farms both sucklers and ewes at his farm in Westray. He spoke to Barry Cassidy about how he copes with farming in a peripherIal region
By Barry Cassidy on 22 February 2018
Malcolm Scott, manager of Orkney Auction Mart, spoke to Barry Cassidy about how the mart has a key role to play in agriculture on the islands.
By Barry Cassidy on 15 February 2018
Barry Cassidy met with Karen Tait, manager of the Orkney Livestock Association, to find out about the groups working at promoting and achieving a high-health suckler herd.
By Barry Cassidy on 15 February 2018
The wealth of information available through digital platforms can be overwhelming. Barry Cassidy spoke to Stuart Martin, manager of Dairy Hub, about how farmers can find the solutions they need
By Barry Cassidy on 08 February 2018
This week, Barry Cassidy profiles a number of farmers from a recent trip to Orkney, to provide a flavour of farming on the islands.
By Barry Cassidy on 08 February 2018
In the first part of a series looking at agriculture on the Orkney Islands, Barry Cassidy takes a look as some of the challenges facing the Orkney
By Barry Cassidy on 01 February 2018
Husband and wife, Derek and Glynis Tait farm their 200 acres of land just outside the main town of Kirkwall on the Orkney Islands
By Barry Cassidy on 01 February 2018
Presently, farming is a challenging business but at 1100ft above sea-level those challenges can be amplified tenfold. Barry Cassidy visited Carlophill Farm to find out how the Aikens manage it.
By Barry Cassidy on 25 January 2018
The hogg trade is up £6/head on the year as prices have risen 8%, putting fat lambs to over £81/head. Lambs made over £1.90/kg at Ayr, Dumfries, Caledonian and St Boswells marts last week
By Barry Cassidy on 18 January 2018
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