Scottish Arable Farm of the Year 2021 finalists revealed

The award, which will be presented at AgriScot on 9 February 2022, is supported by the Agriculture and Development Board (AHDB), and sponsored by SoilEssentials. It recognises farmers who focus on soil health and make best use of innovation and technology. This year’s shortlist consists of two farmers from Aberdeenshire and one from Midlothian. Jim Reid runs his

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Farming Finalists Emerge in AgriScot Competition

Three finalists have emerged from the recent qualifying heats of the AgriScot Business Skills Competition. Five competitors took part in the north regional heat and six in the south. These regional heats were held on farm, with competitors quizzed by the host farmers and independent judges to assess their practical farming expertise and business knowledge.

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Diversification Award Finalists Take New Approach To Farming

A farm which lets visitors take alpacas for a walk and another which uses a converted grain silo as part of a stunning wedding venue are among the finalists in a new diversification award. In partnership with the Royal Bank of Scotland, and supported by SAC Consulting (part of Scotland’s Rural College), the Inaugural AgriScot

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£5000 of Silage Prizes, Enter Now, Freeze ’til Feb

The AgriScot Silage Competition is making a welcome return to the ‘live’ calendar, with organisers now calling for entries across the classes. AgriScot will not take place on its usual mid-November date as one of the exhibition halls in which the event is staged, is in use as an NHS Covid vaccination centre. However, the

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