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Bird flu has been found in 17 wild birds in Dorset, Defra has confirmed.
The Orkney Islands Council-owned abattoir closed yesterday with immediate effect.
Proposals to create a new eco-friendly farm shop and visitor centre in the north-east have been unveiled.
Police in Skye are appealing for information after two sheep were killed on the island.
Scottish farmers will be glad to see the back of 2017 as it will go down in history as one of the wettest years since 1985.
A father and daughter duo from Forfar were crowned cream of the crop at the 28th anniversary show and sale of store cattle at Thainstone yesterday.
Farmers who rely on the louping ill vaccine to protect stock against infection by ticks have been warned of a nationwide shortage and no guarantee that production will restart any time soon.
Westminster has guaranteed direct support for British farming until 2024 – two years longer than was previously promised.
Signs of the deadly Schmallenberg virus (SBV) have been identified in the south-west of Scotland.
The largest order yet of frozen boar semen from the UK to China is set for export later this month.
NFU Scotland (NFUS) has called for the upcoming Good Food Nation Bill to include measures which incentivise the public sector to buy local and encourage shoppers to make home-grown choices.
The Scottish Government says it will consider making changes to the Scottish Upland Sheep Support Scheme (SUSSS) on a permanent basis.
Brexit could result in more Scottish farmers converting to organic production, claims Bell Ingram’s head of land management, Malcolm Taylor.
Greater transparency in the supply chain is needed for potato growers, claims a new NFU report.
A new bovine EID pilot scheme will be introduced in Scotland in the spring.
Farmers and crofters have been told to use their current profits wisely before Brexit hits the industry.
Crofters across the north are striking back against Britain’s biggest bird in a bid to stop them taking their sheep.
Aberdeen and Northern Marts – the marts division of north-east farmers’ co-operative ANM Group – has appointed a new auctioneer to serve the Buchan area.
Farmers’ union NFU Scotland (NFUS) enjoyed a boost in turnover last year.
While there may appear to be a whole lot going on in the world of politics, for NFU Scotland, there is also a whole lot not happening in the world of politics.
More than 1,000 store cattle are set to go under the hammer at the 28th anniversary show and sale of store cattle at Thainstone next week.
Scottish agriculture’s concerns over access to a post-Brexit labour force continue to dominate political lobbying in the last days of the year.
Increased flexibility on greening measures has been announced by Brussels and is due to come into force at the end of the year.
Nine Scottish livestock organisations have committed to getting a voluntary electronic tagging (EID) pilot scheme set up by the end of 2018.
A leading agricultural journalist has been appointed chairman of rural charity RSABI.
Farmers have been reminded to “inform, instruct and train” workers to work safely following an incident on a Somerset farm.
Scotland’s red meat industry has issued a desperate plea to farmers and crofters to produce more livestock.
A study looking at the possible options to increase the availability of farmland for new entrants is being commissioned by the Scottish Land Commission.
NFU Scotland is funding two young farmers to attend next week’s Oxford Farming Conference.
Arable farmers are invited to attend a series of agronomy workshops next month.
Police statistics have revealed that the number of livestock worrying incidents across Scotland has more than doubled in the last 10 years.
Plant researchers are using the science behind home-pregnancy tests to detect the presence of diseases in vegetable crops, including brussels sprouts.