Farm minister Richard Lochhead has clarified some of the long awaited greening regulations for the new Common Agricultural Policy.
Scottish farmers yesterday confirmed they would be backing a move which would authorise the use of one of the main seed dressings in oilseed rape crops in the coming season.
The Scottish Government has finally notified Europe about its plans for implementing Common Agricultural Policy (Cap) reform.
Dairy farmers will soon be out blockading milk processing plants and supermarket depots following the latest round of milk price cuts.
Eight new climate change focus farms are being launched thanks to £100,000 funding from the Scottish Government.
Farming took centre stage in the referendum campaign yesterday with the SNP, Labour and Conservatives all focusing on potential opportunities and threats to the sector.
Dairy farmers supply Arla will see a 0.94 pence a litre reduction in their milk price from August 4.
Conservationists are investigating whether a change in farming practice is behind a sharp drop in Scotland's kestrel population.
Sheep farmers from across Scotland will descend on a top Borders livestock farm for NSA Scotsheep 2014 today.
With the shearing season imminent the British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) has reported strong auction sales throughout the current selling season and claims this bodes well for producer returns in the coming twelve months.
The Cap measures announced by Cabinet Secretary Richard Lochhead on Wednesday have been broadly welcomed by industry experts.
A top Simmental cattle breeder from the north has been honoured by the Royal Highland Agricultural Society of Scotland.
The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) this week warned that proposals put forward for two key pieces of Scottish Government legislation were unlikely to achieve what they set out to deliver.
Researchers are calling on oilseed rape growers to send them samples of cabbage stem flea beetle (CSFB) this harvest.
Scottish farmers have the best of both worlds as part of the UK.
Farmers' union NFU Scotland (NFUS) is to extend its monitoring of retail shop shelves to check for signs of the Russian trade ban affecting prices or demand for Scottish produce.
Scotland will have a new celebrity come September with the announcement of Scotland's top farm dog.
Livestock producers must remain vigilant for signs of liver fluke infection in sheep and cattle this autumn.
Plans to develop a micro-abattoir for the Skye and Lochalsh region are progressing with the appointment of a project officer.
A joint initiative aimed at applying a common sense test to farm rent reviews is now up and running.
Orkney crofters are being invited to share their views on crofting regulation in a survey being launched by island MSP Liam McArthur.
The majority of farmers believe land values will fall should Scotland become an independent country, reveals a Savills survey.
New European regulations surrounding organic farming have the potential to devastate the sector in the UK, warns a leading organic body.
It wasn't quite a bull in a china shop, but this bewildered beast caused havoc when it ran amok during an agricultural show at the weekend.
Carlisle auctioneer David Thomlinson had quite a task in front of him at the Great Yorkshire Show yesterday.
Inverurie-based Mitchell's Dairy has transferred its milk distribution business to Scotland's largest independently own dairy company - Graham's Family Dairy.
This week’s meeting of the Council of EU Agriculture Ministers in Milan was hardly typical.
Salmon eggs with improved resistance to sea lice will be made available for sale later this year by aquaculture firm Landcatch in what has been described as a major advance for the industry.
Vital farm research must not suffer as a result of planned job cuts at the James Hutton Institute (JHI), says NFU Scotland.
Scots farmers and crofters whose sheep are attacked by sea eagles are set to benefit from a new action plan to tackle the issue.
Four former presidents of the National Farmers Union of Scotland have declared their support for independence.
A new flail mower from Maschio claims to be ideal for all crop stubbles.