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The farming grandparents of Defra Minister George Eustice could provide the unlikely inspiration for Britain's new agricultural policy, a dairy conference learned yesterday in Glasgow.
Bird flu has been confirmed in a flock of about 6,000 turkeys at a farm in Lincolnshire, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has said.
A scheme that provides poor families with vouchers to buy sustainably-produced nutritious food could help farmers and the environment after Brexit, it has been suggested.
For the past decade, the jolt of returning to work after Hogmanay is always a stark, but a welcome one, as I make my way down to the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) as part of my role running the event’s marketing and media activities.
A north-east animal feed business has become a purveyor of high end country fashions to customers in the south of England since it launched its retail website.
A farm in Angus has been chosen as the ninth and final monitor project being established in Scotland as part of a joint initiative by Quality Meat Scotland and AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds.
NFU Scotland’s Highland region has a new chairman as Tain farmer Jim Whiteford steps down from the post.
The host of Scotland’s new pig monitor farm is confident that, despite the vagaries of the pig market, there are many opportunities for the sector.
Feed manufacturing giant Harbro has snapped up a family-owned Elgin firm.
Elections will be held for the Scottish Government body set up to regulate crofting in the Highlands and Islands in March.
Angus farmer Caroline Millar has been appointed the new chairman of the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC).
A north-east livestock market will feature in the second series of a hit BBC show to air tonight.
Bird flu has been confirmed in chickens and ducks on a premises in North Yorkshire, the UK's Chief Veterinary Officer has said.
Britain's eventual exit from the European Union will be disorderly and akin to getting kicked out of the pub at closing time according to environmental activist George Monbiot.
A group of MPs today called on Theresa May to take action to safeguard the countryside and farming after Brexit.
ANM Group is to unveil the details of six focus farms taking part in its knowledge transfer programme next month.
The main milk buyer in the north and north-east - Muller - has been fined £400,000 following an accident at one of its sites down south.
The Beef Shorthorn Society has launched a new award for agricultural students.
NFU Scotland's presidential election may be a two-man race, despite three names being forward for the job.
Farmers and crofters with an interest in conducting research projects related to livestock health and welfare are invited to apply for funding through the Moredun Foundation.
Winter grazing strategies for ewes will be showcased at a series of free farmer events next month.
NFU Scotland's (NFUS) six presidential nominees will take to the road later this month for a series of hustings events.
The farming industry is at risk of not making its voice loud enough during Brexit negotiations, according to a leading academic.
A north-east butcher will head into the new year knowing that his pies are the best in Scotland.
Changes to the way framers and crofters report and record cattle movements between linked holdings come into force tomorrow.
A leading Scottish arable company has donated £1,000 to a rural education charity.
Scottish Government is putting an aside an extra £3.4million for land reform in 2017.
Dairy farmers supplying First Milk will receive a price increase on January 1.
Scottish Government has pledged to continue funding for agricultural research in future.
British brewers have been accused of delaying advances in the cereals sector by dragging their feet over the trialling and adoption of new barley varieties.
Research is underway to develop new varieties of blueberries more suited to the Scottish climate.
Scottish Government has confirmed funding worth nearly £60million over the next five years through the Agri-Environment and Climate Scheme (AECS).