A national day of action is planned by the four UK farmers’ unions to counteract the misinformation and mistruths on farming and food production by those who want to do the industry down.
Six agriculture trainees have been shortlisted in Lantra Scotland’s Awards for Land-based and Aquaculture Skills (Albas).
More than 25 dairy farmers left the industry north of the border in 2019, according to the Scottish Dairy Cattle Association (SDCA).
Hill farmers and crofters will soon receive payments through the Scottish Government’s Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (LFASS) of loans.
Land agents Strutt & Parker have confirmed it is now “almost impossible” for farmers to compete with investors for hill land which has commercial forestry potential.
The British food and farming industry has been told it needs to be totally transparent and behave as if it is being watched 365 days a year.
Sales of new tractors in Scotland were up 7.4% last year, according to the Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA).
The Lancashire Limousin breeders who bought a bull at the centre of a high-profile breed registration crisis are to disperse their herd.
The Scottish Government has assured farmers and crofters it has no plans to end direct subsidy support to the sector.
Insect farming could soon become commonplace in Scotland, according to Zero Waste Scotland, which has published a new how-to guide on the practice.
The Scottish branch of the National Sheep Association (NSA) has vowed to do more to communicate with its members and the wider industry.