Alterations to online land mapping systems and the appeals process are among a list of recommended changes to the way the Common Agricultural Policy (Cap) is delivered over the next few years.
A crop of Bangor fodder beet has come out top in the Royal Northern Agricultural Society’s inaugural fodder beet growing contest.
Scottish meat processing firm AP Jess bounced back into the black last year.
Scottish farm leaders are on a mission to prove the industry’s green credentials ahead of a major climate change conference in Glasgow later this year.
A new bill has been introduced in Westminster to ensure farmers and crofters continue to receive subsidies for the 2020 scheme year.
Proposed trade deals between the UK and the US have heightened interest in United States agriculture. Nancy Nicolson visited the Midwest to find out more about farming across the pond
International business is being targeted by James Hutton Limited (JHL) as operating conditions remain testing for the Invergowrie-based firm which translates scientific research into commercial opportunities.
A “bonnie clean crop” of Lomond turnips was crowned cream of the crop in the Royal Northern Agricultural Society’s (RNAS) turnip growing contest.
The number of Scottish cattle has declined in the past decade but farmers have become more efficient, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
Forestry professionals are being asked to respond to a consultation on the future of the sector in Scotland.
Ministers must support farmers to become “net zero heroes” and make tackling the climate and nature crises a top agricultural priority, it has been urged.
A new specialist bank for farmers will launch later this year.
Ploughmen and women will travel to Maud this weekend for the 33rd annual Grampian Supermatch.
UK arable farming could be decimated if climate change causes the collapse of a vital pattern of ocean currents, according to new research.
The use of ultrasound scanning to detect small tumours in the lungs of sheep could greatly reduce cases of ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA), claim researchers at the Moredun Research Institute.
Grange ploughman Ian McDonald was crowned cream of the crop at the Grampian Supermatch.
The farmers’ union has called on the government to implement a national fuel exchange scheme which would uplift “problematic” diesel currently in farm tanks and replace it with alternative supplies.
A Grantown beef farmer will feature in advertising in gyms and health clubs across Scotland as part of efforts to boost the credentials of the Scottish red meat sector.
A group of north-east dairy farmers are on the brink of securing their futures this week as they attempt to nail down the final details of a milk processing plant in Aberdeenshire.
Pig farmers are up in arms over a television programme scheduled to be shown by Channel 4 next week which shows animal activists committing criminal acts on farms.