There’s a sense of stillness in the air at Sittyton Farm, a moment when all seems calm and the dipped white heads of snowdrops sway in the breeze.
A clampdown on rural crime has resulted in the cost of items stolen from farms falling by almost half over the past three years.
Police are investigating alleged “financial irregularities” within the headquarters of a world-renowned beef brand.
Police are investigating two separate incidents of sheep worrying at a farm near Huntly, which has resulted in the death of six animals.
A charity tractor run was held in Aberdeenshire last month.
A farming family have fallen for an adorable bull calf which was born with a perfectly formed white heart marking on its forehead.