A Beltex breed record was set when a shearling ram from Newton Stewart breeders Neale and Janet McQuistin went under the hammer for 65,000gn.
A three-year-old Charolais cow was crowned cream of the crop at the Scottish Beef Supreme Cattle Championship at Keith Show.
A leading producer of hay and haylage has warned of shortages this season.
A new centre record was set when a shearling ram sold for 2,100gn at the Scottish Jacob sale at St Boswells.
Somewhat unexpectedly, the summer holidays have flown by.
Asda, the Co-operative and Waitrose have come under fire by NFU Scotland (NFUS) for failing to stock Scotch Lamb.
Harvest 2018 progress reports from across Scotland confirm an impending shortage of straw despite more farmers choosing to bale, rather than chop.
The number of livestock worrying incidents reported to Police Scotland increased by more than 50% in the spring.
Farmers and crofters will be given advice on how to get the most from their pastures in a series of webinars by Scotland’s Rural College.
Sutherland farmers and shepherds went home delighted after the year’s landmark sale of North Country Cheviots at Lairg exceeded all expectations.
A quality line-up of cattle, sheep and horses from some of the best herds, flocks and studs in the north were paraded for one last time this summer at Keith Show yesterday.
The magnificent spectacle of more than 160 vintage tractors, all gleamingly polished, proved a major attraction for the packed ringside at Tarland Show.
Quality over quantity was the key to success at Orkney’s County Show as Elsie Wishart’s one and only North Country Cheviot ewe claimed the interbreed sheep title.
The Scottish Government has launched a national loan scheme to administer farm subsidy support from early October.
Moray ploughman Raymond Middleton is heading to Belgium this weekend to defend his title at the European Vintage Ploughing Championships.
Demand for farmland remains strong despite the challenges and uncertainties facing farm businesses, claims a leading agent.
Despite somewhat dreich weather for the early morning judging, conditions soon cleared for Lorn Show, which in turn saw spectators out in force for the overall championships taking place on the scenic Tralee Beach location just outside Benderloch.
Beef farmers will soon be able to fine-tune their breeding programmes to select animals that grow more from eating less.
Farmers and crofters have been told to be careful of VAT and legal pitfalls when selling second-hand farm machinery.
A well-known pig farmer is this year’s recipient of NFU Scotland’s (NFUS) north-east region Unsung Hero award.
Grantown Show has been a favourite of many for its atmosphere and yesterday’s event was no different with spectators lining the ringsides and trade-stand aisles packed with visitors.
It was the Charolais cow from father and son duo John and Raymond Irvine of Inverlochy, Tomintoul, which took the supreme champion of champions title at a gloriously sunny Turriff Show yesterday.
Riders and equine enthusiasts were out in force at the Turriff Show.
A block of Bazooka winter barley has been crowned cream of the crop in this year’s Turriff Show cereals competition.
Each month we ask a young farmer for their views on farming and rural youth. This month we catch up with Alex Stephen
Joining the Aberdeen- Angus Society was never going to be an easy task.
The first AHDB Strategic Dairy Farm in Scotland has been revealed.
Graham’s The Family Dairy has lodged an appeal to the Court of Session to overturn the decision by Scottish Ministers to refuse planning permission to redevelop Airthrey Green on the outskirts of Stirling.
Farmers and crofters are invited to a series of flock improvement meetings later this month.
Warm sunshine with a light breeze drew a near record attendance from both town and county yesterday for the 181st Black Isle Show.
Existing support systems for crofting are failing to deliver government objectives.
The hunt is on to find the best beef and sheep farms in Scotland.