Sutherland crofting stalwart Sandy Murray has been awarded one of NFU Scotland’s highest accolades.
A guide to Modern Limited Duration Tenancies (MLDTs) has been published by Scotland’s Tenant Farming Commissioner Bob McIntosh.
UK and European wheat and barley crops could be under threat from stem rust, warn scientists.
The amount of potatoes sitting in storage on farms across the country is up by almost a quarter on last year, according to AHDB Potatoes.
Scotland’s Rural College, SRUC, has appointed a new faculty dean for the north of Scotland.
Scottish seed potatoes sent to Kenya have performed strongly on three trial sites, AHDB has revealed.
Sales of organic food and drink in Scotland increased by almost 20% last year, according to figures from the Soil Association.
Scottish tractor sales increased by 10% last year, according to figures from the Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA).
A new support service to help farming, crofting and forestry businesses better innovate through collaboration will launch today.
Scottish farmers are being reminded of changes to greening rules under the Common Agricultural Policy (Cap).
More than one in 10 workers employed on Scottish dairy farms are non-UK nationals, according to the results of a new survey.
Scottish scientists have been awarded funding to develop a blood test to detect small redworm parasites in horses.
NFU Scotland has called on the dairy supply chain to deliver “fairer returns” to farmers at a time when processors are cutting their milk prices.
Dairy farmers supplying First Milk will incur a 1p a litre price reduction from the start of next month.
Scottish meat processing company AP Jess plunged into the red last year following a major fire at one of its manufacturing plants.
Tattie growers and agronomists will gather at Perth Racecourse later this month for the annual conference of the SAC Association of Potato Producers.
Signs of the deadly Schmallenberg virus (SBV) have been identified in the south-west of Scotland.
Farmers have been reminded to “inform, instruct and train” workers to work safely following an incident on a Somerset farm.
NFU Scotland is funding two young farmers to attend next week’s Oxford Farming Conference.
Arable farmers are invited to attend a series of agronomy workshops next month.
NFU Scotland has hailed a 10% increase in its crofter membership in the past year.
The chief of Scotland’s farming union says he is confident the views of Scottish farmers and crofters have been put forward to politicians ahead of the publication of an Agriculture White Paper in early 2018.
Young farmers from across the north of Scotland competed in a range of competitions at the Scottish Association of Young Farmers’ Clubs (SAYFC) north region agri weekend.
Farmers need to take the initiative to move away from area-based payments to a system which rewards innovation and productivity.
Scottish specialist farm machinery manufacturer ScanStone has launched two new potato and vegetable windrower machines.
The Royal Northern Agricultural Society (RNAS) held a special awards lunch yesterday to honour seven shining stars of the farming community in the north of Scotland.
Scottish tenant farmers and landlords are being encouraged to participate in a survey gathering views and experiences of the conduct of land agents.
A Hebridean sporting estate has potential to be run as an upland hill farm, according to selling agents Galbraith.
Young farmers from across the north and north-east have been creating pieces of art out of bales across the Scottish countryside in a bid to promote Scotch Lamb and raise funds for charity.
Farmers union NFU Scotland (NFUS) is to host a series of Brexit roadshows next month.
Scotland is on track for a bumper harvest despite the fact many growers are struggling to get combines near drenched fields.
The chief of rural charity RSABI has urged wet-weather stricken farmers and crofters not to suffer in silence.