Farming News

logo-scottishfarmerDoug Niven has dedicated the past 50 years of his life to the farming and agricultural industry.  For over 20 years he has written for the Scottish Farmer; Doug still writes a regular weekly article for the publication, known locally and by his readers as the ‘Gleaner’.

Doug’s articles are topical and feature highly in the magazine; often commenting on the industry’s volatile market place and reciting the most up to date meat and grain prices which can be affected so quickly.

News Articles

Spring sowing is still some way off in Scotland as snow and rain continue to fall in many places. In the south of England spring barley planting has started and in the same week in Scotland the last of the winter beans are being harvested which makes for a long harvest season. There are some concerns on UK winter crops…