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.
The exchange rate being used to calculate 2017 direct farm payments has increased by around 5% on last year.
NFU Scotland has announced plans to host a one-day conference for women working in agriculture across Argyll and the islands.
North-east breeder Stasa Moyse achieved the top price in the ram section at the annual show and sale of Blue Texels at Carlisle.
One of the UK’s largest maltsters has hailed a successful year despite a drop in turnover and profits.
Potato farmers are being urged to take steps to manage risks to themselves and workers during harvest.
Brexit was top of the agenda at the first meeting of the new Tenant Farming Advisory Forum.
Scottish tenant farmers are being urged to complete a survey on the condition of rented accommodation in all types of agricultural tenancies.
Scottish scientists have made discoveries into the genetic code of sheep which could aid farmers breed stock with improved health and productivity.
John Deere has unveiled details of its new range of variable chamber round balers being launched for the 2018 season.
Latheron Young Farmers Club has confirmed its affiliation with the Scottish Association of Young Farmers’ Clubs (SAYFC) after almost 20 years apart from the organisation.
Claas has revealed details of a number of new options being made available next season for its Quadrant 4200, 5200 and 5300 balers.
Harvest 2017 is one of mixed fortunes for farmers across Scotland, according to NFU Scotland (NFUS).
Scottish farmers and crofters will be offered another loan for Common Agricultural Policy (Cap) payments in the coming weeks, Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing has revealed.
Making best use of grass to maximise output and keep costs down will be the focus of the next Sutherland Monitor Farm meeting.
A well-established poultry business and an innovative organic dairy enterprise have been announced as finalists in the running for the Royal Northern Agricultural Society’s (RNAS) good farming practice award.
North-east farmers’ co-operative ANM Group has raised more than £30,000 for charity as part of efforts to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its base in the north.
A growing level of public mistrust in the food supply chain has been revealed by a NFU Mutual survey.
The main milk buyer in the north and north-east has announced plans to increase its standard non-aligned milk price at the start of next month.
Scottish pig farmers being forced to send their pigs south of the border for slaughter as a result of the Brechin abattoir fire will not loose out on Specially Selected Pork status, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has confirmed.
AHDB has issued a call for farmer and industry views on the future of carcase classification.
A group of 14 rural organisations has called on the UK Government to provide short-term certainty for industry ahead of the UK’s departure from Europe and the Common Agricultural Policy (Cap).
Agronomy firm Agrii has been unveiled as the new sponsor for the Turriff Show for the next two years.
Some of the finest cattle from across Scotland gathered at Keith Show for the Scottish Beef Supreme Cattle Championship.