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.
A trip to Banchory Show to exhibit Oxford Down sheep in 1966 was the start of Gordon Christie’s lifelong commitment to help organise and run the leading north-east agricultural show.
In her monthly column Susan Webb, director of public health for NHS Grampian, talks about the signs of a stroke
Farmers and crofters could face serious penalties if they don’t pay closer attention to how they manage workplace risk, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned.
Cover crops could help farmers capture more nitrogen from anaerobic digestate, according to results from an Innovative Farmers project.
A pair of farming brothers was crowned top of the flocks at the Scottish Association of Young Farmers’ Clubs north region competitions day at Huntly Mart.
Scottish farmers and crofters are set to receive their share of £5.89 million in reimbursement payments from the European Commission.
The devastating impact of African swine fever (ASF) on pork production in China continues to send shock waves around the world, alerting pig farmers everywhere to the enormous threat posed by the disease once it arrives in a new country.
Plans to build more than 40 vertical farms across the UK over the next five years have been unveiled by Edinburgh-based Shockingly Fresh.
British Wool is on the hunt for new county members for its regional committees.
Store cattle remain in demand despite the downturn in prime beef prices, say Aberdeen and Northern Marts (ANM).
Scotland’s largest agricultural organisation will embark on a tour of Scotland to inform members of its activities.
Scottish researchers are involved in a pioneering project to improve the welfare of laying hens by studying how stress affects their brains.
A record entry of Aberdeen-Angus bulls will go under the hammer at the Stirling Bull Sales later this month.
Scottish beef producers have called for emergency government funding to safeguard the future of the Scotch Beef industry.
NFU Scotland has once more called on farmers to complain to the BBC if they are unhappy with its coverage of farming and the red meat industry.
The decline in prime cattle prices has cost Scottish finishers around £30 million since last November, according to Quality Meat Scotland.
A new record price for a North Country Cheviot was achieved at United Auctions, Lairg, yesterday, when a ram from Torrish Estate sold for £18,000.
The administrative costs of exporting Scottish red meat to Europe in the event of a no-deal Brexit could increase by as much as £276 per shipment, according to new research.
The main milk buyer in the north and north-east has announced a review of its operations amid concerns of a growing milk surplus in Scotland.
Sheep farmers are being challenged to breed for extra chops by making more use of the information provided by the CT scanning of live lambs.
A major all-industry workshop focusing on how to control and eventually eliminate PRRS, arguably the single most important endemic disease of pigs across the country, is planned for next month.
Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is urging Scots to opt for home-made alternatives to takeaways, known as fakeaways, as part of its Going Places With Pork campaign.