Sheep farmers have been urged to be on the lookout for an incurable viral disease which vets fear could be going unnoticed in many flocks.
Farmers in England have been offered a streamlined choice of greening measures as Defra secretary Owen Paterson attempts to reduce the risk of Cap reform implementation ending badly.
The Scottish dairy industry has turned a corner with eight new farmers joining the sector in the past six months.
The Raymond name is one of the best known in UK farm politics with Meurig Raymond currently president of NFU England and Wales and his twin brother Mansel heavily involved in European milk politics at the highest level after a four year spell as NFU milk chairman.
Muller Wiseman joined other dairy processors this week in announcing plans to slash the milk price paid to farmers.
Muller Wiseman is the latest milk processor to slash its milk price. Farmers on non-aligned contracts will see a 1.2p cut on August 3 to 30.8p a litre.
The Gordon Dressage Group North-east Championships proved a draw for riders with excellent prizes on offer at the Cabin Equestrian Centre, Aberdeenshire.
A brand new range of Landini tractors has been launched to Scotland by a range of dealers across the country.
Machinery giant John Deere showcased its new R Series tractors and new F440R fixed chamber round baler at the Royal Highland Show last week.
Several major retailers have come under fire for stocking New Zealand lamb rather than Scotch Lamb.
The Royal Northern Agricultural Society (RNAS) has elected a new presidential team for the coming year.
Researchers are calling on oilseed rape growers to send them samples of cabbage stem flea beetle (CSFB) this harvest.
UK dairy co-operative First Milk is the latest dairy processor to announce a cut to the price it pays farmers for their milk.
Feeding pigs different diets based on their individual daily nutritional needs could slash feed costs and vastly improve the sustainability of the pig industry, according to scientists.
Orkney crofters are being invited to share their views on crofting regulation in a survey being launched by island MSP Liam McArthur.
The James Hutton Institute is preparing to lay down “significant investment” to build a new international land use planning centre, despite shedding 70 jobs in a bid to reduce costs and alleviate budgetary pressures.
The majority of Scots tenant farmers and landlords are satisfied with their current arrangement, although industry remains split on the Absolute Right to Buy (ARTB), according to results of two government surveys.
Scottish growers are struggling to increase crop yields as a result of increasing legislation and disease pressure, claim experts.
Scottish farmers yesterday confirmed they would be backing a move which would authorise the use of one of the main seed dressings in oilseed rape crops in the coming season.
The body representing Scots tenant farmers has renewed its call for a cap on farm rent increases until new tenancy legislation is put in place.
Scottish farmers have the best of both worlds as part of the UK.
A glorious few days of sunshine in the sheep lines at the Royal Highland Show culminated in a North Country Cheviot gimmer taking home the top title.
The Aberdeen-Angus and Charolais breeds reigned supreme at the Royal Highland Show lifting all the top beef titles.
Dairy cattle took centre stage in the judging rings at the Royal Highland Show and Fife and Kinross breeders were to the fore, taking championships and reserves in four out of the five sections.
UK farm minister George Eustice has branded Alex Salmond’s claim that Scots farmers would be 3.5billion euros better off as an independent nation as “pie in the sky”.
Leaving the UK would result in the loss of a beef dividend worth more than £200million to Scots farmers in the past four years, claims Rural Better Together.
It was always Farm Minister Richards Lochhead’s intention to issue an interim report from his Agricultural Holdings Legislation Review Group (AHLRG) at the Royal Highland Show and it appeared on cue.
Scots crofters and farmers have renewed calls for action to tackle a growing wild geese "epidemic" in the Highlands and Islands.
This year’s Royal Highland Show attracted around 178,000 visitors.
A land agent from the north of Scotland has been appointed to the board of the Crofting Commission.
Arla will cut the price it pays UK dairy farmers for their milk by 1.23 pence a litre from 7 July.
The Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society has committed to DNA profile every pedigree calf at birth.