All articles about Royal Highland Show

Farmers Weekly brings you the news live from the Royal Highland Show, Scotland’s biggest agricultural and rural event. Livestock pedigree breeders from all over the country showcase their beef and dairy cattle and sheep and we report on the showing results and the winners as well as all the action from the show.



Sun-drenched Royal Highland Show welcomes 190,000 visitors

This year, we’re ramping up our regional coverage of the farming and countryside shows taking place across the nation. These events are so valuable, allowing the agricultural industry to communicate…


How a native sheep breed became the face of the Royal Highland

A Scottish Blackface sheep, bred by renowned farmer Malcolm Coubrough, has been selected as the “hero image” for this year’s Royal Highland Show (21-24 June). The ewe, which won the…

Photos: Wombats, royalty and nappers sum up summer shows

The Farmers Weekly Livestock team have had a very busy June and July, with the Royal Highland, Great Yorkshire and Royal Welsh Shows.  Here are a few of the photos…

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The art of managing the Royal Highland Show

Pulling off one of the biggest agricultural shows in the country is no mean feat. Four days of cattle showmanship, sheep handling and show jumping, more than 1,000 exhibitors, 900…


Meet the Royal Highland Show's youngest-ever judge

At just 21, Laura Green is not just the youngest judge at this year’s Royal Highland Show (21-24 June) – she’s one of the youngest ever to hand out honours…

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32,000 log on to watch 'behind closed doors' Highland Show

Tens of thousands watched the Royal Highland Show from their homes this week (14-20 June) as stock judging took place without the general public and the event made a defiant…


Royal Highland Showcase to promote Scottish farming to world

Organisers of the first-ever Royal Highland Showcase hope to attract a global audience and new interest in the Scottish farming community when the virtual event kicks off on Monday (14…


Royal Highland receives 1,100 entries for livestreamed show

Organisers of the virtual Royal Highland Show say they have been “spurred on” after receiving more than 1,100 entries. After the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of last year’s show,…


Royal Highland income slashed by £4m due to coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a £4m drop in income for the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS), according to its latest accounts. A “no show” year…

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VIDEO: Royal Highland Show after party

After four days of hard graft at the Highland Show 2013, the real work begins - the after party. The Scottish event is renowned for its celebrations after the gates…


VIDEO: DEFRA stance on CAP reform 'bad for Scotland'

Scottish rural affairs secretary Richard Lochhead has blasted DEFRA's approach to CAP reform as "simply not good enough". Mr Lochhead was speaking to journalists and meat industry leaders at a…


Royal Highland Show 2013: Beef and carrot farmer scoop prestigio...

Farmers from Dunbar and Inverness have scooped Marks & Spencer's Farming for the Future award at the Royal Highland Show.   Father and son duo Angus and Niall Jeffrey, from…

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