Dumfries pedigree cattle and sheep breeder Jim Goldie has been presented with one of the livestock industry’s most prestigious awards.
Concentrated land ownership is causing “significant and long-term damage” to communities in some parts of Scotland, according to a new report by the Scottish Land Commission (SLC).
Charolais bulls sold to a top of 13,000gn at the closing day of the Stirling Bull Sales.
Well-known Western Isles farmer Hamish Angus Mackenzie has died at the age of 83.
Aberdeen rider Millie Lawson had a successful debut at the Horse of the Year Show.
A Perthshire family farming partnership headed by husband and wife, Neil and Debbie McGowan, has won through to the final of the AgriScot Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year award.
One of Scotland’s most successful farm co-operatives celebrated 60 years of trading this week by inviting members to view their latest infrastructure investments ahead of the harvest rush.
Vegetable producers fear the seasonal workers who are now on their way home to Eastern Europe after a summer in the fields won’t return to Scotland next spring.
The Conservatives have made an election pledge to maintain levels of farm funding for the lifetime of the next Parliament – a full two years longer than the current commitment.
Repeated calls for more scientific research into the links between livestock grazing and carbon sequestration were made at Scotland’s first “ethical” farming conference.
From Tarland to Tanzania - agricultural researcher, Dr Jenna Ross, is on a mission to help farmers across the world tackle slugs.
Tenant Farming Commissioner Bob McIntosh has reminded farmers there is less than a year left to make use of the tenants’ amnesty.
Eighty years ago, renowned gear maker David Brown (DB) and Sons of Huddersfield launched its first tractor.
The Press and Journal has been crowned regional farming newspaper of the year by the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists (BGAJ).
The “feel-good factor” has returned to Forfar Mart and the number of stock going through the sale rings is on the up, claim operators Lawrie and Symington.
Honours were evenly spread out at the 20th Black Beauty Bonanza which attracted an outstanding entry of more than 100 Aberdeen-Angus calves and yearlings from 30 herds from Clackmannan to Ross-shire.
A 572-acre arable farm on the north coast of Aberdeenshire has been launched to the market for £2.885 million.
World-renowned former Scottish shearing champion Colin MacGregor was awarded one of the sheep industry’s most prestigious accolades at yesterday’s Highland Sheep event in Caithness.
NFU Scotland vice-president Martin Kennedy has cut his grassland fertiliser bill by £30 a tonne this year by not applying any phosphate to his grazing or silage pastures.
St Andrews chef Joe Reddie has been named Scotch Beef Scottish Young Chef of the Year after winning a cook-off held during ScotHot, Scotland’s largest food, drink, hospitality and tourism show.
Charolais bulls met a flying trade at yesterday’s Stirling Bull Sales with a new breed sale average set and a top price of 46,000gn paid.
Young people with an interest in the sheep industry are invited to enter this year’s National Sheep Association (NSA) Next Generation Shepherd of the Year competition.
Easter Ross farmer Donald Ross is to embark on a technology make-over after winning the AgriScot Scottish Arable Farm of the Year 2018 award.
The UK’s farming unions have joined forces to warn Chancellor Philip Hammond not to permit his proposed temporary no-deal Brexit tariffs to ever be allowed to take on a more permanent look.
A leading Fife farmer has warned that the spate of tractor thefts in the area by organised criminal gangs has the potential to escalate into a “danger to life and limb”.
A small Aberdeenshire farm is set to play a big role in bringing vastly improved internet connectivity to some of the area’s most remote agricultural holdings.
Collaboration is key to the way Bob Simpson runs Castlemains Farm on the East Lothian coast, a 600-acre arable unit which has been in the family since 1892.
A good catalogue entry of horses and ponies for this year’s Royal Northern Spring Show was decimated thanks to the weather.
It’s not often the last animal in the ring attracts one of the day’s top bids, but trade for Charolais bulls got stronger as the Stirling sale progressed and concluded with a top bid of 12,000gn.
A leading Scottish farmer claimed at AgriScot that over-zealous farm inspections have resulted in a widespread “climate of fear” in the industry.
The official launch of the government’s Brexit-inspired pilot seasonal workers scheme has been given a somewhat cool welcome in Scotland.
A diversified Aberdeenshire dairy farm is in the running for a top award.