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.
A top price of 9,200gn was paid in the Charolais sale at the Stirling Bull Sales.
The first ever TV advert to promote Scotch Lamb TV will launch next week.
Farmers from across Scotland and farther afield gathered for the May Stirling Bull Sales at United Auctions.
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.
Charolais bulls met a flying trade at the closing day of the Stirling Bull Sales.
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.
Aberdeen-Angus stole the show at yesterday’s Stirling Bull Sales selling to a top of 22,000gn twice.
A good catalogue entry of horses and ponies for this year’s Royal Northern Spring Show was decimated thanks to the weather.
A leading Scottish farmer claimed at AgriScot that over-zealous farm inspections have resulted in a widespread “climate of fear” in the industry.
A diversified Aberdeenshire dairy farm is in the running for a top award.
The young farmers’ bale art competition which caught the imagination of the public as they drove past fields decorated with giant straw sculptures last autumn, has been relaunched for a second year.
Curlers from across Scotland gathered in Perth last week for the Yara Farmers Curling Competition.
The deadline for entries in the AgriScot Arable Farm of the Year competition is just three weeks away
While beavers might have been grabbing all the headlines as far as reintroduced species are concerned, a university researcher is keen to gather information on the extent of what he believes is a growing population of wild boar located in the Perthshire and Angus area.
The hunt is on to find the best beef and sheep farms in Scotland.
Increasing levels of criminality in the countryside have prompted the farmers’ union in England to call on Police and Crime Commissioners to make tackling rural crime a strategic objective all year round.
Entries are being sought for a new competition focused on finding the best new entrants to farming and crofting.
Aberdeen-Angus bulls sold to a five-figure sum nine times yesterday at the Stirling Bull Sales.
A Simmental bull from the MacPherson family’s Blackford herd at Croy, near Inverness, scooped the champion of champions accolade at Nairn Show on Saturday, where the weather was kinder than anticipated.
The Christie family from Midtown of Glass at Huntly have reached the finals of the AgriScot Scotch Beef Farm of the Year competition which aims to showcase excellence in the production of cattle.
Vegetable growers are warning of possible shortages in the new year after this year’s series of extreme weather conditions led to low yields.
Scottish farm machinery dealer AM Phillip Agritech enjoyed a boost in turnover last year.
It’s fair to say that Colin Slessor is fun-loving and certainly a character with a glint in his eye for the next quip.
Scotland’s farmers have received a wake-up call after statistics reveal five people were killed in agricultural accidents in the last 12 months.
A case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease, has been confirmed on a farm in Aberdeenshire.
Crowds flocked to Dornoch Links on Saturday to see a fine display of livestock and enjoy the other attractions at the annual Sutherland County Show.
Farm machinery dealers are enjoying a boost in sales, according to figures from the Agricultural Engineers Association.
The number of dairy farmers in Scotland has continued to decline in the first six months of the year.
Limousin breeders from across Scotland will gather in the north-east next weekend for the breed’s Scottish Grand Prix competition.