TV star and Celebrity Masterchef 2018 runner-up, Spencer Matthews, is fronting a new campaign to promote the benefits of lean, red meat in a healthy, balanced diet.
Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing has written to Defra Secretary Theresa Villiers seeking clarity on future funding for farmers and crofters.
The domestic red meat market remains well supplied despite an increase in exports of Scottish beef and lamb.
Scottish farmers enjoyed success at this year’s Agri Expo at Harrison and Hetherington’s Borderway Mart in Carlisle.
Shetland farmer Jamie Leslie is in the running to be named the best beef farmer in Scotland.
Beef producers are being told to prepare for the introduction of mandatory electronic identification (EID) tags for new-born calves from summer 2021.
Agricultural technology has the potential to boost UK farm profitability but political uncertainty is delaying investment, claims NFU Mutual.
A rural education charity is seeking more involvement from farmers in the north and north-east.
Muller has served termination notices to 14 of its 26 Aberdeenshire dairy farmer suppliers.
Nominations are sought for the role of vice-president at NFU Scotland (NFUS).
A farming business which bought more than 1,200 acres of land near Dundee in 2014 and started producing milk just four years ago has launched the land on the market for £5 million.
A new centre record price for a North Country Cheviot ram was achieved at Dingwall Mart when a two-shear from Martyn Cook’s Dorrery flock sold for £10,500.
Leading Aberdeenshire house-builder, farmer and raconteur, Malcolm Allan, is this year’s well-deserved recipient of the Royal Northern Agricultural Society’s (RNAS) prestigious Press and Journal award for outstanding service to north-east agriculture.
NFU Scotland has issued an invitation to farmers to attend the first mental health conference in the north-east next month.
Charolais bulls achieved the highest price of the fixture at the closing day of the Stirling Bull Sales yesterday.
Simmentals met a steady, yet selective, trade at the Stirling Bull Sales yesterday with seven lots selling for five-figure prices.
Limousins sold to 40,000gn at the breed’s autumn show and sale in Carlisle.
Aberdeen-Angus bulls met a sticky trade at the Stirling Bull Sales yesterday.
Beef Shorthorns met a selective trade at the Stirling Bull Sales yesterday, when just 12 bulls levelled at £3,439, a drop of £1,048 on the year for three fewer sold.
The founder and managing director of a well-known agricultural supplies business has won a prestigious industry award.
Some readers may recall from previous columns that Halloween is a pretty big deal in our household. And this year, we have embraced All Hallows’ Eve even more so by making October a month-long celebration of the spooky festival.
Ardnamurchan Highland cattle breeder Michael Macgregor always joked he made more from photographing his cows than selling them.
Scottish pork will soon be exported to China on a weekly basis from Quality Pork Limited (QPL) in Brechin.
Entries are sought for next month’s Aberdeen Christmas Classic event.
A shipment of Scotch Beef has arrived in Japan for the first time in more than 20 years.
Farmers and crofters are being reminded to provide magnesium to beef cows after an increase in cases of grass staggers in the past week.
Low beef prices cost the British farming industry an estimated £170 million between November 2018 and the end of August this year, a Westminster committee has heard.
More than £12.5 million worth of high quality Scottish seed and ware potatoes currently being lifted for European markets would be worth a fraction of their value and destined for stock feed in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Farmers and crofters are being advised to start testing their cattle and sheep for liver fluke this autumn.
Scottish sheep producers are invited to a meeting next month to discuss ways to “set the sheep farming record straight”.
Farmers and crofters in the north and north-east are invited to share their views on a new electronic identificaton (EID) system to track and monitor cattle.
A young farming couple is on a mission to promote Bleu du Maine sheep to fellow producers in the north of Scotland.