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The farming industry is under attack.
Scottish prime cattle prices have started 2019 4% down on this time last year.
Innovation is the name of the game for north-east agricultural contracting business Sinclair Agricultural and Recycling Services.
Turriff breeder Craig Paterson has been crowned cream of the crop in the North East of Scotland Suffolk Club’s annual flock competition.
A “screeching U-turn” on cuts to Less Favoured Areas Support Scheme (LFASS) payments hijacked a Holyrood debate on the future of rural policy yesterday.
Japan has reopened its market to imports of UK beef and lamb.
Scottish meat processing company AP Jess plunged further into the red last year as it continued to deal with the impact of a major fire at one of its manufacturing plants in 2017.
Rural projects are invited to apply for their share of £300,000 grant funding through The Prince’s Countryside Fund.
Farmland prices are likely to hold firm this year despite Brexit uncertainty, claims Galbraith.
Dairy farmers will soon be asked for their views on the introduction of mandatory milk contracts with minimum standards.
Graham’s The Family Dairy posted a 72% drop in pre-tax profits last year.
The Scottish Government has confirmed further cuts to Less Favoured Areas Support Scheme (LFASS) payments for the next two years.
Farm leaders have branded a campaign encouraging people to go vegan for January as misleading.
Pioneering proposals for a free open farm and visitor centre to foster better understanding of agriculture and food production will be reviewed by Fife councillors this month after planning officials turned down the original application.
NFU Scotland (NFUS) is increasing its presence in the north.
The latest technology for efficient beef production will be on show at Scotland’s Beef Event.
Open Farm Sunday (OFS) events are changing views on agriculture and influencing consumers to buy British food, a survey has found.
Farmers from across Scotland flocked to the north-east for a major sale of store cattle.
The leader of Scotland’s red meat processors has slammed anti-meat lobbyists for allegedly making claims which cannot be backed up with independent evidence.
Leaving the European Union without a deal would put at risk “real gains” from Brexit such as boosting productivity in farming and protecting the environment, Michael Gove has said.
Efforts to establish a herd of hardy pedigree Limousin cattle on a farm near Fort William are paying dividends.
The Scottish Dairy Hub will soon be run by NFU Scotland (NFUS).
The agricultural effects of climate change will be discussed at this year’s Farming Scotland Conference.
Arable inputs and marketing firm Frontier is hosting a number of grower workshops next month.
The company which commercialises the scientific work of the James Hutton Institute (JHI) saw UK innovation grant income fall by almost half in the year to March 31 2017.
Farmers have issued a stark warning to government that it needs to make decisions about how it will secure the nation’s food supplies as Brexit looms.
Tackling the scourge of the tick-like poultry red mite (PRM) has been given a major boost with the sequencing of the parasite’s genome.
It’s fair to say that Colin Slessor is fun-loving and certainly a character with a glint in his eye for the next quip.
The Scottish Government has published a timetable for when it intends to issue this year’s Common Agricultural Policy subsidy payments.
Scotland’s largest machinery ring enjoyed a boost in turnover and profits last year.
Shoppers are being encouraged to eat more Specially Selected Pork as part of their efforts to eat healthier in 2019.
A new study has been launched to help dairy farmers control feed waste.