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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.
Scientists and vets have identified the risk of a heightened liver fluke challenge this winter and are urging sheep farmers to consider testing for the disease.
An Aberdeenshire farming family which has been selling home-grown produce for almost 40 years on-farm has ventured into a new state-of-the-art vending machine.
Scotch Lamb sales were up 20% between August and October thanks to efforts to get shoppers to buy and cook more Scottish lamb.
A decline in own-label fresh potato sales has been blamed for a drop in turnover and profits at one of Scotland’s most well-known potato companies.
Farmers and crofters are invited to attend a series of hustings next month ahead of NFU Scotland’s (NFUS) elections.
A new-generation vaccine for foot and mouth disease (FMD) could transform the handling of any future outbreak and reduce the lockdown in the countryside by months.
North-east beef farmers Gary and Angela Christie have upped cow numbers in their suckler herd in readiness for their son Adam joining the business.
Scotland’s largest red meat processor, JW Galloway, enjoyed a 30% boost in profits last year.
A campaign highlighting the nutritional benefits of potatoes has been thanked for a rise in tattie sales.
The ban on burning plastic on farms comes into force in just nine days’ time.
North-east farmers’ co-operative ANM Group has begun development work to expand its Thainstone Business Park.