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Management of pregnant ewes will be up for discussion at the second meeting of the Shetland monitor farm later this week.
Crofting has a bright future provided crofters stand together with one voice.
The most important thing in the sheep sector is its people.
A range of signs to deter people from walking their dogs in fields with livestock is being made available to farmers and crofters throughout Scotland thanks to NFU Scotland (NFUS).
Scottish dairy farmers are being offered the chance to apply for their share of £2.4million in EU funding.
Two brothers from Nairn led the charge at the annual show and sale of Young Farmers' overwintered cattle at Thainstone yesterday.
Support payments considered "vital" to sustaining Scotland's remote communities and rural economy will continue until 2018.
Even after the ending of World War II, Britain and Europe were still short of food and huge efforts continued to maintain high production levels.
The background to the implosion in the Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society has been exposed with the release of an open letter signed by five senior breed figures.
It has been described by many as the prettiest tractor ever built and you can see why. The tractor is of course Oliver 70 and it was launched with its striking new look 80 years ago.
Scottish Government may be forced to pay compensation to tenant farmers affected by flawed legislation passed more than a decade ago.
One of Scotland's newest rural event venues is being developed high on the south-facing hills overlooking the Carse of Gowrie.
Once dubbed the workshop of the world, Britain still has a fine record of engineering and one such concern has more than once been involved in tractors.
Moray Council has revealed it will serve UK-produced chicken in school canteens in an effort to curry favour with parents who feared meat bought abroad could be of poor quality.
Farmers have been reminded of the dangers associated with grain storage following the death of a worker on a farm south of the border.
Farmer and crofter profitability must be the key focus during Brexit negotiations surrounding agriculture, claims NFU Scotland's (NFUS) top policy man.
Every time Gary Norrie looks at his trio of Ferguson tractors, he is reminded of his late grandfather, who worked the machines all his life on farms in Aberdeenshire.
There is no doubt that farming has become very reliant on non-UK labour, mostly from Eastern Europe.
The Princess Royal has spoken out in favour of genetically modified (GM) crops, putting her at odds with the Prince of Wales.
I recently discovered a book by the Japanese professional tidier, Marie Kondo, and have been decluttering the farmhouse ever since.
The Scottish livestock industry's fears that Schmallenberg virus will spread north have been realised with the confirmation of two cases in malformed lambs near the border with England.
There is a sense of unease beginning to emerge as livestock producers and processors begin to realise the potential damage which may be inflicted on the livestock industry as valuable sources of animal feedstuffs become diverted towards producing renewable energy from anaerobic digestion (AD) and biomass plants.
Farm leaders have urged members of the public to ditch foreign meat and buy Scottish produce instead.
Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) has appointed Sandy Cumming, a board member since 2011, as its new chairman.
One of the aspects Anne and Geoffrey Linton love about their farm, Stillswells, a well-known commercial farm which lies two miles south-west of New Pitsligo in central Aberdeenshire, is the beautiful countryside which surrounds it and its general air of peacefulness.
Scottish politicians and promotional bodies yesterday celebrated the publication of record food and drink exports worth £5.5billion in 2016, but the farmers' union was quick to point out the rewards were not being felt by members.
Young farmers from across the north and north-east will descend on Thainstone next week for Aberdeen and Northern Marts' 25th annual show and sale of young farmers' overwintered cattle.
Brazil's president has met ambassadors from countries that import the country's meat, seeking to minimise damage from a major corruption probe.
Crofters have until the end of the month to complete and return their census forms.
Not all farm businesses will survive Brexit, farm business consultancy Andersons has warned.
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has classified glyphosate as "not carcinogenic" following an investigation into the safety of the important agricultural herbicide.
Dairy giant Muller has begun creating a new representative group that will give a louder voice to its farmer suppliers.