An early call is going out to encourage aspiring young farm professionals to demonstrate their agri-business skills. The AgriScot Business Skills competition is open to anyone aged between 18 and 25 on the day of AgriScot (16th November) and there is a £1000 prize, courtesy of sponsors, Biocell Agri, paid to the eventual winner. Andrew Moir,
Respected Scottish Borders beef farmer, Robert Neill, has been appointed as the new Vice Chairman of the AgriScot Board.
Speaking after the recent board meeting, and his appointment, Mr Neill looked forward to this year’s event on Wednesday 16th November: “Plans are well under way for AgriScot 2016. I am delighted that The Scottish Farmer is once again in place as our media partner. This, along with our new website, will allow us to keep
Swiss student, Claire Simonetta has won AgriScot’s Business Skills competition, beating three finalists to take the £1000 prize. Claire, a third year agriculture student at Scotland’s Rural College SRUC in Ayr, won the competition following a presentation and interview at AgriScot. Claire and her fellow finalists, Isaac Carswell, Amy Jo Reid, Fraser Thomson, all SRUC
The winner of the inaugural AgriScot Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year Award was announced at the farm business event earlier this week (Wednesday 18th of November). The first ever SSFOTY 2015 title was awarded to Armadale in Sutherland. Farmer, Joyce Campbell, runs the 5,600 acre hill farm at Armadale with help from a part