The Floods2016-01-05

Not content with dumping 6inches of rain on us just after Christmas, the bad weather returned and did the same immediately after the New Year.

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Harvest 20152015-11-26

Although later than the norm, harvest eventually started with a flourish and the usual flurry of activity on 8th August, with KWS Cassia Winter barley producing a very pleasing 8.9 tonnes per Hectare. At 17% moisture we thought harvest would be easy! Then the rain started and it was three days before we could harvest again, surprisingly the quality remained excellent with lovely bold bright coloured grain although the moisture had crept up to 20% and the straw was still quite green.

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Thoughts on the 2015 Fishing Season2015-11-03

The Curate's egg would describe this year's fishing both at Stracathro and countrywide.

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Minister Visits Stracathro Estates2015-11-01

In October the Minister for the Environment. Climate Change and Land Reform visited Stracathro Estates, accompanied by Hugh Dignon and Linda Murray. Dr Aileen Mcleod came at the invitation of Wildlife Estates Scotland, to see what steps Stracathro has taken to earn its Grade Two Accreditation.

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