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Highlanders wanted for farmer's’ mental health study as it is rolled out across Scotland

Highlanders wanted for farmer's’ mental health study as it is rolled out across Scotland

Highlanders wanted for farmer's’ mental health study as it is rolled out across Scotland

The study hopes to find accessible and acceptable ways to support people when they are feeling the weight of farming and crofting life.


UK's top small business award goes to Highland farm diversification project

UK's top small business award goes to Highland farm diversification project

UK's top small business award goes to Highland farm diversification project

A Highland estate which transformed from an arable farm into a luxury tourism destination has been named the UK Small Business of the Year.


Dingwall and Highland Marts latest cattle sale prices

Dingwall and Highland Marts latest cattle sale prices

Dingwall and Highland Marts latest cattle sale prices

DINGWALL and Highland Marts Ltd sold 220 store cattle, 149 adult head of breeding cattle and 78 OTM cattle yesterday.


There is a lot to do politically on the crofting front and time is running away with us

There is a lot to do politically on the crofting front and time is running away with us

There is a lot to do politically on the crofting front and time is running away with us

From the Croft


New rural affairs cabinet secretary welcomed with 'to-do' list from Highland crofters

New rural affairs cabinet secretary welcomed with 'to-do' list from Highland crofters

New rural affairs cabinet secretary welcomed with 'to-do' list from Highland crofters

The Scottish Crofting Federation has welcomed Mairi Gougeon in her new role as Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands – with a ‘to do list’.


The black and white sheep of the family

The black and white sheep of the family

The black and white sheep of the family

An unusually coloured lamb born at a Melvich farm last week has been described by his owner as like a sheep in cow's clothing.


Over zealous ewes are put right into the 'naughty paddock'

Over zealous ewes are put right into the 'naughty paddock'

Over zealous ewes are put right into the 'naughty paddock'

We’ve been lambing for a few weeks and things are ticking over, with the usual trials and tribulation


SAF deadline fast approaching for farmers and crofters

SAF deadline fast approaching for farmers and crofters

SAF deadline fast approaching for farmers and crofters

NFU Scotland is encouraging crofters and farmers to prioritise filling out their Single Application Form as soon as possible.


Survey reveals increase in sheep-worrying attacks by dogs

Survey reveals increase in sheep-worrying attacks by dogs

Survey reveals increase in sheep-worrying attacks by dogs

Over two thirds of sheep farmers responding to a survey reported that they had seen an increase in sheep-worrying attacks by dogs in the past year.


Lambing and other spring jobs offer thought for future

Lambing and other spring jobs offer thought for future

Lambing and other spring jobs offer thought for future

April already and as expected it brings lambing, mixed weather, IACS, and Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) inspections.


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