A north-east farmer with a passion for renewable energy and helping the next generation get into the industry is the winner of this year’s Royal Northern Agricultural Society (RNAS) local award.
It’s pumpkin time again, which always delights me and the girls.
A farmer has spoken of his devastation after one of his cows was found to have BSE.
Children are being asked to draw their interpretation of farming through the seasons in Scotland as part of a new NFU Scotland (NFUS) competition.
Farm assurance should focus on individual animals and welfare outcomes, according to new guidance.
The new chairman of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is embarking on a fact-finding mission to gather views on industry challenges and opportunities.
The Aberdeenshire farmer whose cow tested positive for the first case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in Scotland in a decade has described the situation as "devastating".
Farm leaders have been quick to reassure consumers of the safety of Scottish beef after a case of BSE was confirmed on an Aberdeenshire farm.
A case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease, has been confirmed on a farm in Aberdeenshire.
Losses narrowed at farm, construction and groundcare machinery company Ravenhill Ltd last year.
Scottish farmers and crofters are to receive their share of £5.7 million in reimbursement payments from the European Commission.
The eagerly awaited review of farm subsidy budget allocations will not apply to the current round of Common Agricultural Policy (Cap) funding, Defra Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed.
Graeme Mackay continued his long run of success at the annual ploughing match held by Caithness Vintage Tractor and Machinery Club.
Entries are being sought for a new competition focused on finding the best new entrants to farming and crofting.
The driving force behind Scotland’s largest machinery ring has won the Royal Northern Agricultural Society public award.
A new centre record was set in Orkney when a Texel shearling ram went under the hammer.
A model free range egg supply contract is being launched in a bid to boost fairness and confidence in the sector.
Stirling, Strathendrick and Strathkelvin (SSS) Young Farmers’ Club has been crowned cream of the crop in this year’s bale art contest.
Last week a sheep farmer rang me worried that the sheep market might collapse next spring if there was no deal on Brexit.
Staff at north-east farmers’ co-operative ANM Group have raised £5,500 for charity.
More than £65,000 has been raised for the Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RSABI) following its Great Glen Challenge.
A well-known Aberdeenshire sheep breeder has backed a new partnership to tackle rural and remote crime.
The Scottish Crofting Federation has recognised the efforts of two crofting enterprises in the north.
A new guide has been launched to help tattie growers test for Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN).
Genetic evaluations of pedigree Limousin cattle will be doubled to increase the accuracy of breeding values.
Bad weather hit the output of almost all Scottish agriculture in the past year, with only soft-fruit production escaping, according to new figures from the Scottish Government.
Western Isles Council says it is committed to maintaining abattoir services in Lewis and Harris.
More than £245,000 worth of quad bikes, tractors, trailers and diggers have been stolen from farms across Grampian over the last four years.
All imports of sheep meat to the UK must be stopped in the event of a “no-deal” Brexit, claims the National Sheep Association (NSA).
A self-employed farm mechanic with a passion for getting broken machinery up and running again as soon as possible is the winner of this year’s Royal Northern Agricultural Society (RNAS) Under 35 award.
Riding Clubs from Orkney, Caithness, Edinburgh and Aberdeenshire all competed in individual and team competitions at the Saddle Up International Scottish Riding Club Championships at Aucklishie, Kirriemuir.
Four Young Farmers’ clubs from the north and north-east are in the running to be crowned cream of the crop in this year’s bale art competition.