A Highland crofting enterprise has been crowned New Entrant Farm Business of the Year.
Farmers have been told to ensure casual workers are properly trained to use equipment and that they are aware of safe stop procedures.
A new award will be presented at next month’s Stirling Bull Sales in memory of late auctioneer Morton Strachan MBE.
The latest TV advert to promote Scotch Beef will premiere at cinemas across Scotland this week.
Brexit uncertainty continued to impact sales of new tractors last month.
Farm leaders welcomed the extension to Brexit negotiations until the end of October and called on politicians to use the time wisely to avoid a no-deal exit from the EU.
The number of mobile phone masts being installed on farmland has collapsed since legislation designed to reduce rental costs came into force, agents have warned.
ANM Group has hailed a successful year with record shareholder investment of £6.5million.
An agricultural machinery dealership has thrown its weight behind the campaign to raise awareness of the crime wave sweeping parts of rural Scotland.
Farmers and crofters with an interest in conducting research projects related to livestock health and welfare are invited to apply for funding through the Moredun Foundation.
A pedigree cattle breeder from the Highlands has been elected president of the Beef Shorthorn Cattle Society.
Store cattle prices were down in the first quarter due to continued industry uncertainty and a collapse in prime cattle values.
Young Wick farmer James Gunn was crowned cream of the crop at the annual Caithness Young Farmers’ overwintering competition.
A Highland cow from Fife has been unveiled as the face of this year’s Royal Highland Show.
Failure to monitor worm burdens could result in costly growth-rate losses in sheep, warns Zoetis.
More than 90 species of birds were recorded on Scottish farms as part of this year’s Big Farmland Bird Count.
Eating dairy products makes people happy, claims AHDB.
A move to paddock grazing can boost both grass and livestock performance, according to Shetland farmer Jamie Leslie.
Farm leaders have demanded an orderly Brexit by Wednesday next week and repeated warnings over the devastating impact a no-deal Brexit would have on the sector.
Two travel bursaries, worth £2,750 each, are available for young people working in the sheep industry.
North-east animal feed firm Norvite Animal Nutrition has invested £375,000 in a new mobile milling machine.
The accuracy of estimated breeding values (EBVs) for Limousin cattle has been boosted by an international genetics project.
Newly published guidance about tree planting on tenanted land appears to have done little to mitigate tenant farmers’ deep-seated suspicion of forestry.
Profits fell by 40% at one of the UK’s biggest maltsters last year.
Robotic harvesters could become commonplace on Scottish raspberry farms within five to 10 years.
The Scottish Government has awarded more than £270,000 to eight crofters to build or improve their homes.
One of Britain’s biggest arable businesses bounced back into the black last year.
In the 1970s any farmers wishing extra traction for their tractors started to get a large choice of more affordable machines due to an influx of mainstream European-built tractors that offered a four-wheel-drive option.
The proposals would result in zero-tariff access for 87% of all imports to the UK by value.
Farmers and crofters have been urged to prioritise filling out their Single Application Form (SAF) online before the May 15 deadline.
An equality charter for Scottish agriculture to help develop fresh opportunities for women is to be rolled out this year in response to initial findings by a Scottish Government taskforce.
Less Favoured Area Support Scheme loan payments will start arriving in bank accounts in the next few days.