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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Royal Highland Show 2018: Champions

This year’s Royal Highland Show welcomed 190,000 visitors over the four days, including Defra secretary Michael Gove, secretary of state for Scotland David Mundell and Fergus Ewing, the Scottish government’s…


Livestock kit catches the eye at 2018 Royal Highland Show

Look beyond the glossy displays of the big manufacturers and there were plenty of innovations to catch the livestock farmer's eye at the 2018 Royal Highland Show. Exhibitors included Ritchie…


Scots frustration at lack of clarity on Brexit

Industry leaders in Scotland are piling the pressure on politicians to provide answers about future arrangements for agriculture after the UK leaves the European Union. With just nine months to…


New models to the fore at the Royal Highland Show

The Royal Highland Show always produces some novelties among machinery on offer and this year’s event was no exception, with manufacturers displaying plenty of ingenuity in their efforts to meet producers’…

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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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