A stylish Charolais bull called Blackford Leonardo walked away with the supreme championship for Inverness-shire breeder Anne Macpherson family from Croy.
An innovative farm-based renewables project has been short-listed for a prestigious national award.
For Aberdeen-Angus enthusiasts the world over, a farm auction near Forfar later this month will be far more than a sale of cattle - it will be about buying a fragment of history at the home of the breed.
Traditional pipe bands, a gospel choir and a headline set by Absolute Elvis will all be part of the musical programme at this year's Royal Highland Show on June 22-25.
The unique requirements of the Scottish agricultural industry have been pressed home to the UK Government by Scottish farming union leaders.
The host of next month's flagship beef industry event has condemned the government's BeefEfficiency Scheme (BES) as a "fluffy load of rubbish".
Sheep industry representatives have welcomed the possibility of new markets for British lamb opening up in Switzerland in the wake of the UK's decision to leave the EU.
The new spring malting barley variety Laureate has won official approval for malt distilling and brewing.
Highland cattle at Oban's spring show and sale sold to a top price of 8,000gn.
A roaring trade for 90 cows, heifers and calves from the renowned Blelack Aberdeen-Angus herd and a new breed record price dominated a frenetic day of multi-breed pedigree sales at Stirling yesterday.
Joined-up policies and evenly staged financial support are needed to create more commercial forestry and shelter woodlands on Scottish farms, according to one of the authors of a new industry report.
The "Brexit boost" for agriculture caused by the weakening of sterling is predicted to lead to an increase in farm profits this year and next.
Thousands of kilos of livestock livers are being condemned by abattoirs every year as a result of liver fluke contamination and farmers are wasting an opportunity to get useful feedback from the waste material.
A fast, cheap, diagnostic test for sheep scab has been invented and could be made available for use on farms within three years.
Scottish farmers have been warned to be alert for possible cases of Schmallenberg disease as the virus has been confirmed in livestock just south of the border.
Scottish farmers who have failed to comply with crop spraying legislation introduced last year are falling foul of assurance auditors this harvest and have had their grain rejected for premium markets.
Boilersuits, bunnets and boots were the uniform of choice for the men atop the vintage Internationals, Fords and wee grey Fergies at a vintage farm rally and demonstration at Cupar.
Farmers and crofters are being urged to take precautions to protect their property after the number of fires in rural areas reached a peak last year.
The James Hutton Institute's (JHI) two-year campaign to create a £40million international barley hub has taken a stride forward with the backing of Deputy First Minister John Swinney.
The Highland Hall will be full to capacity at this year's Royal Highland Show at Ingliston, Edinburgh, when it houses 1,000 of the country's best beef and dairy cattle during the event which runs from June 23-26.
Farmer members of the Ringlink Scotland co-operative are currently playing host to the latest batch of 12 agricultural trainees from Scotland's Rural College, SRUC.
Four prime farms in the productive Howe of Fife have gone on the market with a price tag of £14.2million.
A Scottish fruit grower who employs 250 Eastern European workers at the height of the berry season says that if politicians fail to negotiate a good Brexit deal it will spell the end of horticulture in the UK.
The latest official survey of Scottish farming shows a decrease in winter cereal plantings and a small increase in livestock numbers.
Leading rural academics have issued an urgent appeal to government for a coherent, measurable strategy for Scottish farming and the countryside.
Cereals farmers who aim for premium distilling markets will finally have new soft wheat varieties to choose from next season.
Scottish agriculture has become less efficient in the last few months because of the government's delay in paying farm support, members of the industry's supply trade have revealed.
Scottish egg producers are coming to terms with the likelihood that all production from caged hens will be phased out by the industry within a decade.
A combination of carrots, sticks and scaremongering is being adopted by industry leaders to persuade Scottish farmers to sign up for the government's £45million Beef Efficiency Scheme (BES) before this week's application deadline.