Exhibitors are being encouraged to get their entries in for next week's annual Caithness Christmas show and sale at the Quoybrae auction mart.
NFU Scotland is looking to UK and Scottish Governments for food labelling changes to underpin the nation’s food security.
The inaugural sale 'will hopefully be the start of a yearly sales fixture in the Highlands'.
Combine harvesters were the farm vehicles hardest hit by harvest fires, with the number of fires doubling on the previous year.
Fiona's fleece is also to be auctioned off for charity, her rescuers have confirmed.
The plight of the ewe was first highlighted back in October.
Classes for ‘trimmed’ or ‘natural’ entries proved popular once again.
Animal Rising had been preparing to rescue Fiona for five days.
Spirits were high amidst a 'phenomenal' day of trading at the annual breeding cattle sale.
Jill Turner, from Brora, first came across the ewe while kayaking in 2021.
A total of 18 dogs ran at the Kirkton Farm trials.
Quoybrae, Aberdeen & Northern Marts on Monday sold 102 weaned calves and store cattle, 14 breeding cattle, 3770 prime, store and breeding sheep.
The event at Clashmore Hall followed the traditional format with the prize-giving followed by a meal and ceilidh music.