Borders Machinery Ring Limited

Leader House
Mill Road

BMR acts as an agent only and not as principal

T: 01896 758091
F: 01896 757036
Registered in Scotland
Reg No. SP02303R



BMR is a Co-op owned by its members and run for their advantage - To improve member profitability by providing services which reduce costs, improve efficiency, asset utilisation and manage risk.  Our main areas of business are Machinery Hire & Contracting, Labour Supply, Training, Farm Supplies, Utilities Procurement & Renewables


Borders Machinery Ring (BMR), the first Ring to be formed in the UK in February 1987 by 23 farmers and contractors.  Currently, there are over 930 Full, Labour and Private members. Turnover is around £6 million.  There are now 9 rings in Scotland and 8 in England and Wales.

CASE with big baler



STRAW WANTED - If you have staw available in the swath or bale please let us know.  Good prices available and quick clearance.  01896 758091

TOYOTA FLEET DEAL - Additional Discount has been added to our deal for selected Toyota vehicles ordered & registered before 30th September 2017 (T & C's Apply)
Discounts also available on Ford, Mitsubishi and other makes.  Phone for further details.

A NEW VOICE FROM THE BMR OFFICE! We are delighted to welcome Angus Fraser from Overwells, Jedburgh for the summer. Angus is going to help us with day to day member enquiries.


Positions still available for Harvest Work in 2017.  Check out our Situations page for current vacancies. 

LIVESTOCK POSITIONS - Livestock positions to fill-see Situations above.


KELSO TUP SALE-Friday 8th September- Calling all interested parties-we are looking for a full tup taxi service for Kelso Tup Sale. Please get in touch if you can offer 

  • your time as an ATV driver
  • if you can supply ATVs-quad bikes and sit in ATVs
  • trailers

Hire rates apply


The BMR office is now within Leader House, Mill Road, Earlston, TD4 6DG.


There are meeting rooms for hire and a unit for let. Call for details.



Forklift Certificates for seasonal harvest workers-please call the office if seasonal staff need forklift training


Aluminium Phosphide training-places available on

24th August, Borders College, Newtown St Boswells. Assessment will be organised following training. Please call to book. 

Certificate of Competence in Transport of Animals for short journeys-Farmers are now having to provide their Award number to renew their Transporter Authorisation with Animal Health. If you need to take this award, please get in touch. Tests can be organised at the office in Earlston, or within the BMR area for 10+ candidates


BMR App now available! Please download from Apple or Google Play. Follow the instructions to set up for quick links. Let us know what you think.


Labour Wanted - Casual & Skilled Tractor Operators.  Full & Part-time positions available

If you are looking for work at present then please give us a call or upload you details and cv on our "Situations" page. 

Telehandler Hire for Summer Work

NixonHire is offering great hire deals exclusively through BMR on Telehandlers in sizes 5-17meters. Grain buckets are also avaliable for hire with the Telehandlers. Call us for more info!

Tractor Hire for Summer Work

100hp - 300 hp Available 
Short & Long Term Hire
Trailers also available to suit your requirements  10 - 18t (with Full Road Kit)

Competitive fertiliser prices now available-call Sarah with your requirements


Automated payments through the Ring

For the benefit of our members our payment terms to suppliers have changed to 28 days from date of invoice, providing monies are received from demanders. If you have any questions regarding this please call the office.


Keep calling with your requests, updated services and your availability for work

Always let us know any new contact details

  • Training 2017-18
    Click Here to see training Schedule
  • Flogas Deals with BMR Flogas Deals with BMR
    Great deals now available through BMR on bottled gas for: Domestic heating/cooking, static caravans, industrial/agricultural use
  • Powerstart silage additive for Beef cows-urgent-100 free tonnes on 500 tonne order-July only Powerstart silage additive for Beef cows-urgent-100 free tonnes on 500 tonne order-July only
    Using Powerstart silage additive promotes the fastest possible palatable fermentation, retaining more energy & nutrients
  • Collaborative farms sought for autumn sheep grazing Collaborative farms sought for autumn sheep grazing
    We are seeking collaborative farms to partner upland sheep farms for autumn grazing
  • Mobile broadband devices for remote access Mobile broadband devices for remote access
    Do you struggle to get broadband or need a regular, temporary set up? Check out Yellowbox Wifi with deals through Anglia Farmers
  • Borders Machinery Ring at The Royal Highland Show 2017 Borders Machinery Ring at The Royal Highland Show 2017
    BMR attended The Royal Highland Show 2017 as part of the Scottish Machinery Rings Association stand


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