For Aberdeen-Angus enthusiasts the world over, a farm auction near Forfar later this month will be far more than a sale of cattle - it will be about buying a fragment of history at the home of the breed.
The new spring malting barley variety Laureate has won official approval for malt distilling and brewing.
The host of next month's flagship beef industry event has condemned the government's BeefEfficiency Scheme (BES) as a "fluffy load of rubbish".
Traditional pipe bands, a gospel choir and a headline set by Absolute Elvis will all be part of the musical programme at this year's Royal Highland Show on June 22-25.
The unique requirements of the Scottish agricultural industry have been pressed home to the UK Government by Scottish farming union leaders.
Highland cattle at Oban's spring show and sale sold to a top price of 8,000gn.
Scottish farmers have been warned to be alert for possible cases of Schmallenberg disease as the virus has been confirmed in livestock just south of the border.
Post-Brexit global opportunities for agriculture will focus minds at next week's Farming Scotland Conference at Carnoustie.
A brand new vaccine which is effective at controlling e.coli 0157 - the cattle disease which can prove fatal in humans - has been developed by a team of Scottish scientists.
The "Brexit boost" for agriculture caused by the weakening of sterling is predicted to lead to an increase in farm profits this year and next.
A fast, cheap, diagnostic test for sheep scab has been invented and could be made available for use on farms within three years.
Leading rural academics have issued an urgent appeal to government for a coherent, measurable strategy for Scottish farming and the countryside.
Joined-up policies and evenly staged financial support are needed to create more commercial forestry and shelter woodlands on Scottish farms, according to one of the authors of a new industry report.
Cereals farmers who aim for premium distilling markets will finally have new soft wheat varieties to choose from next season.
A stylish Charolais bull called Blackford Leonardo walked away with the supreme championship for Inverness-shire breeder Anne Macpherson family from Croy.
A roaring trade for 90 cows, heifers and calves from the renowned Blelack Aberdeen-Angus herd and a new breed record price dominated a frenetic day of multi-breed pedigree sales at Stirling yesterday.
Sheep industry representatives have welcomed the possibility of new markets for British lamb opening up in Switzerland in the wake of the UK's decision to leave the EU.
The James Hutton Institute's (JHI) two-year campaign to create a £40million international barley hub has taken a stride forward with the backing of Deputy First Minister John Swinney.
Farmers and crofters are being urged to take precautions to protect their property after the number of fires in rural areas reached a peak last year.
Thousands of kilos of livestock livers are being condemned by abattoirs every year as a result of liver fluke contamination and farmers are wasting an opportunity to get useful feedback from the waste material.
Scottish farmers who have failed to comply with crop spraying legislation introduced last year are falling foul of assurance auditors this harvest and have had their grain rejected for premium markets.
A shortage of skilled farm workers has prompted a new collaboration between the Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs (SAYFC) and three machinery rings to provide discounted practical training for rural youth.
An emergency application by NFU Scotland (NFUS) for the short-term use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos has been rejected by the Chemicals Regulations Directorate (CRD).
Scottish egg producers are coming to terms with the likelihood that all production from caged hens will be phased out by the industry within a decade.
Farmer members of the Ringlink Scotland co-operative are currently playing host to the latest batch of 12 agricultural trainees from Scotland's Rural College, SRUC.
A Scottish fruit grower who employs 250 Eastern European workers at the height of the berry season says that if politicians fail to negotiate a good Brexit deal it will spell the end of horticulture in the UK.
Boilersuits, bunnets and boots were the uniform of choice for the men atop the vintage Internationals, Fords and wee grey Fergies at a vintage farm rally and demonstration at Cupar.
Four prime farms in the productive Howe of Fife have gone on the market with a price tag of £14.2million.
Scottish agriculture has become less efficient in the last few months because of the government's delay in paying farm support, members of the industry's supply trade have revealed.
Scotland's farming industry has been urged by one of Europe's most influential scientists to speak out and influence public opinion if it wants to have access to GM technology in future.
Important export markets for sheep semen and embryos that have been closed since the dark days of foot-and-mouth disease have been reopened in New Zealand and the US.
A combination of carrots, sticks and scaremongering is being adopted by industry leaders to persuade Scottish farmers to sign up for the government's £45million Beef Efficiency Scheme (BES) before this week's application deadline.