Tributes have been paid to well known Scottish Borders farmer Jim Sharp.
NFU Scotland president Nigel Miller has praised Mr Sharp's "sharp intellect" and called him an "ambassador for all that is good in farming".
A 66-year-old man's been killed following an accident on his farm in Lauder in the Scottish Borders.
The dead man's been named locally as Jim Sharp.
He was a well known sheep farmer in the area and a former National Farmers Union Scotland livestock board convener.
It's believed Mr Sharp was killed while operating a grain auger - a piece of machinery used to collect and load grain.The accident happened on Monday, March 17th.
Police Scotland and the Health and Safety Executive are investigating.