The Scottish red meat sector is weathering the storm of Brexit uncertainty and investing for the future.
Failure to address the ongoing decline in Scottish livestock numbers may result in smaller entries of animals at the Royal Highland Show in future years.
Sheep coupled support payments worth £7 million will start arriving in the bank accounts of farmers and crofters in the next few weeks.
A leading north-east commercial beef farm has been unveiled as the host for Scotland’s Beef Event 2019.
Farmers and crofters across the north and north-east of Scotland continued to make silage before the weather broke in the middle of the week.
An agricultural officer and a former agricultural lecturer have completed a 210-mile walk to raise funds for rural charity RSABI.
Inventive engineering is alive and well in agriculture judging by the latest crop of Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) innovation awards sponsored by Hillhouse Quarry Group.
Place a bet on which new machines will grab the headlines after the Royal Highland Show and a new self-propelled diet feeder from Kverneland should be a safe enough punt.
Thanks to the incredible sunny weather of late, Nick is delighted to have his first-cut silage in and covered.
A pair of well-known faces on the agricultural show circuit is preparing to take a team of 10 commercial cattle to the Royal Highland Show next week.
Vets have raised concerns over the lack of information on how much meat is exported from the UK from animals that have not been stunned before slaughter.
Entries are open for this year’s Cairngorms Nature Farm Award.
A consultation on the future of the rural economy in Scotland was launched yesterday by the National Council of Rural Advisers (NCRA).
A record number of lambs were lost during the 2018 lambing season, according to the National Fallen Stock Company (NFSCo).
Silage-making is in full swing on farms and crofts across the north and north-east.
Highland Grain has evolved from a farmer-owned grain facility with capacity for 4,000 tonnes of barley to one bursting at the seams with storage for 40,000 tonnes.
Scottish seed potato growers are being urged to consider Cuba as an export destination for their produce.
Scottish researchers are leading a new study designed to improve British sheep genetics for the entire supply chain.
Crown Estate Scotland (CES) has defended its decision to sell a 278-acre tenanted farm on the Fochabers Estate.
One of Scotland’s main Claas dealerships, Sellars Agriculture, is expanding into the central belt.
One of Scotland’s leading agricultural bankers has told farmers to get their businesses “future fit” ahead of the UK’s exit from Europe.
More than 20 Scottish farmers will open their gates to the public on Sunday.
Plans for the new members’ area at the Royal Highland Show have been revealed by the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS).
A range of Aberdeenshire farms, land and woodland has been launched to the market by Galbraith.
Highland Cattle breeders descended on Forfar Mart for the East of Scotland Highland Cattle Club’s 25th anniversary show.
Aberdeen & Northern Marts (ANM) has appointed a new auctioneer and announced plans to train two existing members of staff in the art of auctioneering.
A list of 10 questions has been created for policymakers to highlight the unique challenges that face rural Scotland once the UK leaves the EU.
Each month we ask a young farmer for their views on farming and rural youth. This month we caught up with Steven Eddie from Vale of Alford JAC
A new breed record for a Beef Shorthorn cow and calf was set at the second part of the dispersal sale of Douglas McMillan’s Perthshire-based Coldrochie herd.
The Scottish farming sector needs to change to tackle the challenges posed by Brexit.
Muller has announced plans to increase its milk price at the start of next month.
A potential “doomsday scenario” lies ahead for Scotland’s sheep sector if the wrong deal is agreed in Brexit negotiations.