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Average Prices Reach Record Levels for Charolais Bulls at Stirling

Joe Watson, The Press and Journal, Farming and Fishing Average prices hit record levels for Charolais bulls at the breed’s first sale in Stirling yesterday. A string of high four and five figure prices helped lift the average by £123 to a Perth Bull Sale October high of £5,687 for 123. That is 15 more than last year. The top …

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Reduction of Balmyle Herd Highlight of Special Sale

Ewan Pate, The Courier, Farm & Country Pedigree beef females met a solid trade at a special sale at United Auction’s Stirling mart on Saturday. An undoubted highlight was a major reduction of the renowned Balmyle Charolais herd. Bill Bruce of Balmyle, Meigle, laid the foundations for the herd in 1975 and has since had many successes including the sale …

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Bruce’s are the Berries

Alan Pattullo’s Birkdale Diary, The Scotsman The Scottish influence at the Open might have been minimal at the weekend, with only Colin Montgomerie flying the Saltire. But the Diary can report that strawberries and raspberries from the land where golf was born have been going down a treat. Sodexo Prestige, the catering company which deals with the “fancy end” of …

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Punnets Aplenty at the Berries

Gayle Richie, The Courier Magazine The picking season is in full swing, so join us behind the scenes at Bruce Farms in Perthshire for a traditional taste of Scottish summer time. Rows and rows of juicy strawberries and raspberries line the polytunnels which dominate the Perthshire landscape. It’s a sight which makes my mouth water every time I drive along …

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Pea harvest featured in Scottish Farmer

Contact: Neil D Murray Pea & Bean Manager 01828 640 228

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Bruce Farms’ tractor men duo retire to plough their own furrow

Bruce Farms bid farewell to two long-standing members of staff, tractor men Tom Croal and Bill Simpson, who retired after a total of 46 years with the company. The men joined Bruce Farms within two years of each other in the late 80s and worked their Masseys’ alongside each other ever since.  Tom, aged 67, leaves the farm after working …

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Bruce Farms Produce on Show at Summer Events

During the summer of sport, Bruce Farms peas, strawberries and raspberries were supplied to London for the biggest sporting event of the year. Our strawberries and raspberries were used as part of the Scotland Food and Drink’s showcase of Scottish produce at the Olympic Games and our peas were used throughout the games at the athletes village. Our strawberries were …

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