Scotland

Wheel comes off tractor on road after ‘nuts removed’

Wheel comes off tractor on road after ‘nuts removed’

An appeal for information has been made by authorities after a wheel came off a moving tractor on a Scottish...

August 27, 2021

Sugar beet set to make a comeback in Scotland

Sugar beet set to make a comeback in Scotland

The reintroduction of sugar beet production to Scotland has taken a significant step forward after the pilot project laying its...

June 15, 2021

Farmer to fly-tippers: ‘I’m going to bring a load of buffalo dung and tip it in your shop’

Farmer to fly-tippers: ‘I’m going to bring a load of buffalo dung and tip it in your shop’

Well-known buffalo farmer and butcher Steven Mitchell, best known for his business ‘The Buffalo Farm’, has taken to social media...

October 28, 2020

Trailer transporting potatoes overturns on Scottish road

Trailer transporting potatoes overturns on Scottish road

A road was closed after a tractor drawing a trailer full of potatoes overturned in Scotland earlier this morning (Wednesday,...

September 16, 2020

Farmer accused of dumping ‘stinking’ silage bales in row with holidaymakers

Farmer accused of dumping ‘stinking’ silage bales in row with holidaymakers

A Scottish farmer has been accused of dumping “stinking” bales of silage in a car park in John O’Groats in...

September 15, 2020

Mixed estate on 9,309ac offers recreation, conservation, forestry and farming in one

Mixed estate on 9,309ac offers recreation, conservation, forestry and farming in one

Kinrara Estate, a superb Speyside estate with a productive grouse moor, stalking, salmon and trout fishing, with significant afforestation and...

September 5, 2020

Change of scene: Diverse farm portfolio with 238ac and 10 holiday cottages…in Scotland

Change of scene: Diverse farm portfolio with 238ac and 10 holiday cottages…in Scotland

Located in a rural coastal position around three miles from Dalbeattie, in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, and around two miles...

April 11, 2020

Roadside trailer ‘bale’ out prompts policing pun contest

Roadside trailer ‘bale’ out prompts policing pun contest

An unfortunate driver of a tractor drawing a trailer of bales became the subject of a caption contest on social...

July 24, 2019

Scottish minister demands equal Brexit beef package

Scottish minister demands equal Brexit beef package

Rachel Martin and Sylvester Phelan The Scottish Rural Affairs Minister has called for the UK government to demand that the...

June 20, 2019

More than 200 sheep die in overturned lorry crash

More than 200 sheep die in overturned lorry crash

More than 200 sheep have been killed when the lorry they were travelling in overturned in a crash on a...

February 26, 2019

Frustrated farmer flays alleged fly-tipper on social media

Frustrated farmer flays alleged fly-tipper on social media

A farmer who was victim to fly-tipping – the illegal dumping of rubbish and waste – on his farm publicly...

February 4, 2019

Stolen tractor found…submerged underwater

Stolen tractor found…submerged underwater

A tractor which had been reported stolen was discovered submerged in the sea in Scotland in recent days. Police in...

February 1, 2019

CCTV to be made mandatory for Scottish meat plants

CCTV to be made mandatory for Scottish meat plants

New legislation is to be brought forward to make CCTV mandatory in all areas of Scottish abattoirs where live animals...

January 10, 2019

More cattle to be destroyed on Scottish BSE farm as a precaution

More cattle to be destroyed on Scottish BSE farm as a precaution

A number of other cattle are set to be destroyed as a precautionary measure on the farm in Scotland where...

October 19, 2018

1,000 bales destroyed in ‘suspicious’ UK farm fire

1,000 bales destroyed in ‘suspicious’ UK farm fire

Police are appealing for witnesses following a suspicious fire in which 1,000 bales of hay were destroyed yesterday evening (Wednesday,...

October 18, 2018

BSE discovered on Scottish farm

BSE discovered on Scottish farm

A case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has been confirmed on a farm in Aberdeenshire, the Scottish government has announced....

October 18, 2018

Pilot makes ‘unintended’ touchdown while checking livestock

Pilot makes ‘unintended’ touchdown while checking livestock

A pilot flying a gyroplane recently made an “unintended touchdown” when he got distracted while checking up on his livestock in...

October 11, 2018

Meet the mini monster ‘tank’ tackling Scotland’s gorse fires

Meet the mini monster ‘tank’ tackling Scotland’s gorse fires

He might only be a volunteer, but armed with his remote control ‘tank’, Cameron McCrae is the latest crucial addition...

August 30, 2018