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Fonterra forecast up 50c

Fonterra has increased its forecast milk payout by 50 cents to $4.75 per kilo of milk solids.

In an email to shareholders, chair John Wilson said: 154 more words



Current Scottish land reform and reclaiming the Commons: building Community Resilience

INDIGO international symposium,
January 20th 2016
KU Leuven, Leuven, Campus Arenberg

Mike Danson Heriot-Watt University and Kathryn A Burnett University of the West of Scotland… 633 more words

Island Studies

Country Store

Every August my monthly writing group goes to lunch. We plan out the rest of the year’s meetings and catch up on the summer.

All of us are either “graduates” of the weekly bi-seasonal writing group or still attendees. 67 more words


Scotland's Islands Bill progresses.

Empowering our islands. 23th August 2016

Minister Humza Yousaf announced that legislation to empower Scotland’s island communities is to be progressed:

“Our islands make a significant contribution to Scottish life from both a cultural and economic perspective. 260 more words

Scotland's Islands

once upon a time...

“The grass may be greener on the other side of the fence but you still have to mow it.”


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Sakáda farmers make the “peace” and “rock” hand signs. After a full day of harvesting, they go home soiled and dusty. Their sun-baked skin is proof of their diligence.

Photo by I.R. Arenas