In 1960s Scotland, the farming industry is on the brink of huge changes, becoming more mechanised and less dependent on manpower. At Lochandee, though, it is a time of hope and promise for the future. Rachel is thrilled and proud that the Maxwell children are continuing to grow their respective businesses – Conan his transport firm and Bridie her farm. Meanwhile, Ewan and his niece Lucy are coming of age. But what is Lucy’s fellow teaching student Gerda up to? Is she too good to be true? Rachel has her doubts, but Ewan seems smitten. And how will Lucy’s romance with her friend’s brother fare?