Perthshire farmer’s daughter Carol McLaren has been appointed Farmers Weekly’s new Scotland correspondent, adding to our team of top-quality regional reporters.

Having completed a degree in land economy at Aberdeen University, Carol started in journalism with The Courier before working as Scottish correspondent for

Farming News. More recently, she has been employed as PR manager for the Edrington Group, looking after key whisky brands such as The Famous Grouse, The Macallan and Highland Park.

Carol will be contributing regular stories from Scotland to Farmers Weekly and can be contacted on 01738 840882 or by e-mailing carolmclaren@lineone.net