First Minister Nicola Sturgeon yesterday defended the Scottish Government's move to apply for an extension to the farm payments deadline and said she was sorry for the failures of the payments IT system. Read More
Turriff's Robbie Wilson led the way in a large Texel section at the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh yesterday, where entry numbers were up by more than 50 on the year. Read More
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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon yesterday defended the Scottish Government's move to apply for an extension to the farm payments deadline and said she was sorry for the failures of the payments IT system.
A group of 16 youngsters paid visit to the cattle lines at the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh yesterday as part of machinery ring Ringlink's internship programme.
The outlook for agriculture once the UK leaves Europe was debated at the Oxford Farming Conference's first event in Scotland at the Royal Highland Show.
The James Hutton Institute's "best soil in show" award has been won by Moray organic farmers, Roger and Beth Polson from Knock Farm near Huntly.
The Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) has called on government, farmers, butchers and chefs to promote traditional native breeds.
Dairy cattle took centre stage at the Royal Highland Show yesterday with the breed judging culminating in the interbreed championship which was won by a Holstein cow.
Turriff's Robbie Wilson led the way in a large Texel section at the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh yesterday, where entry numbers were up by more than 50 on the year.
Two well-known auctioneers from the north-east downed their gavels and donned some pinnies for a cookery duel at the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh.
Aberdeen-Angus enthusiasts from 23 countries, in the UK for the World Forum, attended the Royal Highland Show specifically to watch the judging, where they were treated to the biggest entry of Scotland's most famous native breed seen for years.
Former NFU Scotland president Allan Bowie has been unveiled as the chairman of a new fruit and vegetable industry leadership group.
Scottish Land and Estates (SLE) has launched a campaign encouraging "respectful access in rural Scotland".
Scottish Government has released details of the latest application round for the Agri-Environment Climate Scheme (AECS) despite hundreds of farmers still waiting to hear the outcome of their 2017 applications.
Sutherland farmer Joyce Campbell has been announced as the co-chairman for a new Women in Agriculture taskforce.
Farmers and crofters have been reminded of the dangers of letting children play on farms and crofts during the summer holidays
The time for talking is over - that was the response of farming politicians on the opening day of the Royal Highland Show after the Scottish Government announced the formation of yet another rural talking shop on Brexit.
Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of presiding over a "culture of secrecy" after it emerged her government is seeking an extension for delivering farm payments.
Scottish farmers and crofters are not at threat of a reduction in farm subsidy support following Brexit.
Here's a round up of the sheep results from the Royal Highland Show 2017.
Ballindalloch farmers John and Raymond Irvine took home the Charolais champion title at the Royal Highland Show with their bull Kilbline 1 Instigator.
Inverurie-based Charollais breeders Willie and Carole Ingram, their sons, Gregor and Bruce and daughter, Amy, enjoyed a clean sweep within their breed on day one of the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh.
Read all the beef and dairy cattle results from this year's Royal Highland Show.
Upland sheep farmers could be offered up to £240,000 to integrate new woodland areas on their farms thanks to new funding from Forestry Commission Scotland.
Young Scottish farming entrants are to be offered specialist support and advice in a new programme launched by the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).
Beauly crofter and Black Isle Show secretary Rod Mackenzie has been appointed convener of the Crofting Commission.
Aldi has praised its "long-standing commitment to Scottish farmers" after announcing all of its fresh lamb is now from new season Scottish lambs.
Scotland's rural and environment ministers Fergus Ewing and Roseanna Cunningham have demanded a seat at the Brexit negotiating table.
Scottish seed potatoes will start being exported to Kenya commercially from early next year, according to AHDB.
RSABI is urging members of the rural community to show their support for this year's Great Glen Challenge by sponsoring the rural businesses taking part.
UK farming minister Michael Gove has faced criticism after cancelling two meetings about the post-Brexit future of the farming industry.
Improving the flow of information between different parts of the supply chain is the key to unlocking future opportunities in the red meat sector, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
More than £2,300 was raised for Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance at a special stock judging event held in memory of the Press and Journal's late farming editor Joe Watson.
Farmers and crofters are being urged to take advantage of a new guide outlining nutritional and performance targets for Scottish suckler herds.