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VIDEO: tackling mental health - the biggest hidden problem facing Highland farmers today

VIDEO: tackling mental health - the biggest hidden problem facing Highland farmers today

VIDEO: tackling mental health - the biggest hidden problem facing Highland farmers today

A recent study found that mental health issues among farmers and agricultural workers are of growing concern.


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


Urgent plea for Highland dog owners to take the lead on responsible ownership near livestock

Urgent plea for Highland dog owners to take the lead on responsible ownership near livestock

Urgent plea for Highland dog owners to take the lead on responsible ownership near livestock

Lambing season is already well underway, and ewes are heavily pregnant at this time of year.


Blocked Ross estate car park sparks protests

Blocked Ross estate car park sparks protests

Blocked Ross estate car park sparks protests

Concerns have been raised about access to land after a car park allowing access to a popular beauty spot was blocked off by landowners.


Scottish Land and Estates Highland committee welcomes engagement with cabinet secretary in discussion over rural economy

Scottish Land and Estates Highland committee welcomes engagement with cabinet secretary in discussion over rural economy

Scottish Land and Estates Highland committee welcomes engagement with cabinet secretary in discussion over rural economy

Scottish Land and Estates (SLE) Highland committee has said saving jobs and businesses must be a shared priority for the rural economy.


Prime cattle and sheep sale prices at Dingwall mart

Prime cattle and sheep sale prices at Dingwall mart

Prime cattle and sheep sale prices at Dingwall mart

Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd yesterday sold eight prime cattle and 696 prime sheep.


Highland country sports tourism businesses denied coronavirus funding for a second time

Highland country sports tourism businesses denied coronavirus funding for a second time

Highland country sports tourism businesses denied coronavirus funding for a second time

In a letter to MSPs the British Association for Shooting and Conservation said the situation facing country sports businesses was ‘unprecedented’.


Surge in lockdown countryside walks triggers heartfelt plea over livestock

Surge in lockdown countryside walks triggers heartfelt plea over livestock

Surge in lockdown countryside walks triggers heartfelt plea over livestock

A fall in reported incidents of livestock worrying has been welcomed – but a spate of attacks in 2021 has sparked warnings to countryside visitors.


Curse of Covid strikes again as plug pulled on Black Isle Show

Curse of Covid strikes again as plug pulled on Black Isle Show

Curse of Covid strikes again as plug pulled on Black Isle Show

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


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