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






Harvest Jobs

Are you looking for Harvest Work in 2017?  Check out our Situations page for current vacancies. 


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

Office Units on 1st Floor now available to rent.  Only 2 rooms remaining.  

All networked, High Speed Broadband, Double Glazed, Good Parking

Contact Michael Bayne for further details.






13-15 years tractor driving w/c 24th July-call to book. Earlston


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. 

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

  • 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
  • BMR hosts Borders Safety Group for Fire Safety meeting
    Borders Safety Group met at BMR to receive a presentation from local Fire Enforcement Officers and discuss Fire Safety
  • Scottish Beef Association Summer Event at Fans Scottish Beef Association Summer Event at Fans
    Fans provided a wonderful showcase for Scottish Farming at the recent Beef Event
  • BMR for fencing supplies BMR for fencing supplies
    BMR has a great range of fencing suppliers and supplies
  • Case IH Rebate Scheme Case IH Rebate Scheme
    Case IH - Rebates for 2017-18
  • Grass Seed 2017 Grass Seed 2017
    BMR Grass Seed Range - (All SAC Listed Varieties) Competitive Prices


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Becoming a BMR member

Our Membership is open to private householders as well as businesses, click here to find out more.