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A new centre record was set in Orkney when a Texel shearling ram went under the hammer.
A model free range egg supply contract is being launched in a bid to boost fairness and confidence in the sector.
A bumper entry of Aberdeen-Angus bulls and females will dominate the Stirling Bull Sales later this month.
A series of “meat the market” workshops to help farmers boost profits by improving their livestock selection and presentation for slaughter is to take place over the winter.
Stirling, Strathendrick and Strathkelvin (SSS) Young Farmers’ Club has been crowned cream of the crop in this year’s bale art contest.
Last week a sheep farmer rang me worried that the sheep market might collapse next spring if there was no deal on Brexit.
Staff at north-east farmers’ co-operative ANM Group have raised £5,500 for charity.
Vegetable growers are warning of possible shortages in the new year after this year’s series of extreme weather conditions led to low yields.
More than £65,000 has been raised for the Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RSABI) following its Great Glen Challenge.
A well-known Aberdeenshire sheep breeder has backed a new partnership to tackle rural and remote crime.
The Scottish Crofting Federation has recognised the efforts of two crofting enterprises in the north.
European hobbyists’ love affair with ornamental Highland cattle showed no sign of abating at Oban when at least three of the top-priced lots were bought for new homes across the Channel.
Michael Gove has insisted a “slow hand” is better than a “rough wooing” when it comes to introducing post-Brexit plans for agriculture.
Farm leaders have called on local authorities to make better use of Dog Control Notices (DCNs).
A new guide has been launched to help tattie growers test for Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN).
Genetic evaluations of pedigree Limousin cattle will be doubled to increase the accuracy of breeding values.
Bad weather hit the output of almost all Scottish agriculture in the past year, with only soft-fruit production escaping, according to new figures from the Scottish Government.
Western Isles Council says it is committed to maintaining abattoir services in Lewis and Harris.
More than £245,000 worth of quad bikes, tractors, trailers and diggers have been stolen from farms across Grampian over the last four years.
All imports of sheep meat to the UK must be stopped in the event of a “no-deal” Brexit, claims the National Sheep Association (NSA).
A self-employed farm mechanic with a passion for getting broken machinery up and running again as soon as possible is the winner of this year’s Royal Northern Agricultural Society (RNAS) Under 35 award.
For more than a quarter of a century the Aberdeen-Angus cattle that graze the lush grass of the Carse of Gowrie have been a landmark on the busy A90.
Riding Clubs from Orkney, Caithness, Edinburgh and Aberdeenshire all competed in individual and team competitions at the Saddle Up International Scottish Riding Club Championships at Aucklishie, Kirriemuir.
Four Young Farmers’ clubs from the north and north-east are in the running to be crowned cream of the crop in this year’s bale art competition.
The deadline is fast approaching to enter this year’s Premier Meat Exhibition.
Scottish farm machinery dealer AM Phillip Agritech enjoyed a boost in turnover last year.
A new initiative to promote and encourage equality, diversity and inclusion in the UK farming industry has been launched.
Difficult weather and a decrease in the amount of cereals grown have been blamed for an estimated 9% decrease in production this season.
Almost a sixth of Scottish farm tenants who responded to a government survey have described the quality of their housing as poor or very poor.
Farmers and crofters in the Cairngorms and Isle of Skye have only a little time to register for The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme.
Scottish farmers’ long-standing hopes of getting their share of £160million of EU funds appear to have been dashed by Defra and the UK Treasury.
Scotland’s newest dairy has started production in the furthest north-west corner of the country.