There may be a point in the career of many researchers when they take a step away from being dispassionate observers and decide instead to get their sleeves rolled up and try to make a difference.
The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) and OnFARM, Scotland’s rural podcast, have joined forces to produce a series of episodes celebrating the best of sector, including the work of RHASS and RHET, as well as highlighting the social and economic impact of the Royal Highland Show.
Brian and Janet Hill of Plan Farm in Bute will kindly be donating the proceeds from the auction of a vintage plough next week to the recently established RHET Argyll & Bute – an agricultural-based educational charity.
AIC Scotland recently held a fundraiser dinner at The Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld with over 150 people in attendance. The dinner was organised by Stuart Smellie of LS Smellie Ltd of Strathaven.
Throughout the year, come rain or shine, farmers open their gates to provide young people with the opportunity to find out about food production.