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Timely reminder to check and protect water pipes

Timely reminder to check and protect water pipes

Timely reminder to check and protect water pipes

Householders and businesses across Caithness and Sutherland are reminded to ensure water pipes are checked and protected during the winter.


Winter weather is making jobs on the croft take that little bit longer

Winter weather is making jobs on the croft take that little bit longer

Winter weather is making jobs on the croft take that little bit longer

View from the croft by Marianne Ross, who runs a croft at Migdale, Sutherland, with her husband Gavin


Taking stock after a year of change for crofters

Taking stock after a year of change for crofters

Taking stock after a year of change for crofters

View from the Commission by Bill Barron, CEO, Crofting Commission


New NFU Scotland president

New NFU Scotland president

New NFU Scotland president

Perthshire farmer Martin Kennedy takes over one of the top jobs in Scottish agriculture after being elected the 63rd president of NFU Scotland.


Government should think again on stock transport proposals

Government should think again on stock transport proposals

Government should think again on stock transport proposals

It’s been a busy month – not so much on the farm, but in the wider farming industry.


Organisers cancel Black Isle Show for second year running

Organisers cancel Black Isle Show for second year running

Organisers cancel Black Isle Show for second year running

One of the biggest agricultural shows in the Highlands has been cancelled for a second year running because of the coronavirus crisis.


Centenary Award open for applications from postgraduate agricultural students

Centenary Award open for applications from postgraduate agricultural students

Centenary Award open for applications from postgraduate agricultural students

Outstanding agricultural students are being invited to apply for a national bursary award aimed at greatly easing the cost of studies.


Sutherland farming families invited to take part in planned new series of TV hit This Farming Life

Sutherland farming families invited to take part in planned new series of TV hit This Farming Life

Sutherland farming families invited to take part in planned new series of TV hit This Farming Life

Farming families in the Highlands and beyond are being offered the chance to take part in a hit BBC documentary on the agricultural lifestyle.


Ex-Aussie mining engineer and Elphin Tearooms operator is named as Young Crofter of the Year

Ex-Aussie mining engineer and Elphin Tearooms operator is named as Young Crofter of the Year

Ex-Aussie mining engineer and Elphin Tearooms operator is named as Young Crofter of the Year

An Australian former mining engineer now living in Elphin has been named as the Scottish Crofting Federation's Young Crofter of the Year.


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