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Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) chairman Jimmy Warnock is “100% certain” that the planning process for the 2019 Royal Highland Show is on track.
Allowing imports of chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-treated beef in a post-Brexit trade deal could negatively impact the UK meat industry, according to AHDB.
Demand for cattle has been better than expected in recent weeks despite a sharp increase in feed costs, according to the latest quarterly market summary from Aberdeen and Northern Marts (ANM).
A move to make beauty products using as many locally-sourced ingredients as possible is paying dividends for Angus farmer’s wife Michelle Porter.
Farmers have been urged to step up their vigilance for Bluetongue virus after the disease was found in three consignments of imported cattle from France.
Scottish breeders enjoyed success at the Christmas Stars sale of in-lamb pedigree Texels at Carlisle.
The go-ahead has been given for the development of a new £5 million conference and meetings structure at the Royal Highland Showground, replacing the existing MacRobert Pavilion in time for the 2020 show.
British lamb could soon be served in restaurants in India.
One of Scotland’s biggest ever pork marketing campaigns will kick off in the new year thanks to grant funding from the Scottish Government.
A 19-month, 603kg British Blue cross heifer took the prime cattle championship at Caithness Livestock Centre’s Christmas show and sale.
Farm leaders have hailed the UK Government’s decision to reject plans to reintroduce lynx into the Kielder Forest in Northumberland.
New cereals and oilseeds varieties with “remarkable untreated yields” feature in the latest AHDB Recommended Lists (RL).
Farmers and crofters have until the end of this month to submit applications for the Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme.
A new Great Britain-wide campaign to highlight the role of red meat in a healthy diet was launched yesterday.
Dairy farmers who supply Muller on a non-aligned contract face a price cut at the start of next year.
The cost of pig meat production in Great Britain increased by 8% in 2017, rising to £1.37 per kg, according to a new report from AHDB Pork.
Farmers and butchers gathered at the Thainstone Centre, near Inverurie, for the Aberdeen Christmas Classic earlier this week.
Honours were evenly spread out at the 20th Black Beauty Bonanza which attracted an outstanding entry of more than 100 Aberdeen-Angus calves and yearlings from 30 herds from Clackmannan to Ross-shire.
Three days of British Showjumping at Inverurie’s Cabin Equestrian Centre culminated in the hotly contested North Trophy Show.
Red meat levy body Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has announced a number of new appointments to its team.
A letter expressing “very grave concern” about the state of the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS), signed by 120 Royal Highland Show (RHS) “members, exhibitors and stewards” has been sent to RHS directors calling on them to take action.
Only 1% of young Scots want to get into farming.
Balbeggie farmer Ian Sands will stand for election as a vice-president of the farmers’ union.
Fresh from his win at Livescot on Saturday, Wilson Peters made the long journey from Crieff to Thainstone worthwhile by winning the overall champion at yesterday’s Christmas Classic with a home-bred heifer.
Farmers need to “push back” against negative comments about the industry made by vegetarians and vegans.
Pedigree female sheep met a buoyant trade at the opening day of the Aberdeen Christmas Classic.
Pedigree beef bulls met a selective trade at the Aberdeen Christmas Classic at Thainstone yesterday.
Farmers from across Scotland will flock to the north-east next week for the annual Christmas Classic show and sale.
Dairy and beef producers looking to replace a tired diet feeder this winter have a “no frills” option in the new Strautmann Verti-Mix 1201 launched by Opico at AgriScot.
Scotland’s largest agricultural event has lost its show manager.
Recognised as one of the best shows of elite dairy cattle in the UK with £25,000 in prize money up for grabs, AgriScot boasted an increased entry of 117 cows this year.
A leading Scottish farmer claimed at AgriScot that over-zealous farm inspections have resulted in a widespread “climate of fear” in the industry.