The Conservatives have made an election pledge to maintain levels of farm funding for the lifetime of the next Parliament – a full two years longer than the current commitment.
Figures have revealed farmers and crofters are receiving the lowest prices in four years for new season lambs, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
The UK Government has assured farmers and crofters that widespread livestock culls are not being considered as part of contingency planning for a no-deal Brexit.
Repeated calls for more scientific research into the links between livestock grazing and carbon sequestration were made at Scotland’s first “ethical” farming conference.
Shetland farmer Jamie Leslie is in the running to be named the best beef farmer in Scotland.
Increasing demand for beer and whisky has driven sales for Bairds Malt.
Manufacturers have unveiled their new and updated combines ready for harvest next year.
The owner of the Portgordon maltings, near Buckie, has blamed higher grain prices at Harvest 2018 and caution from distillers for a drop in pre-tax profits last year.
Eighty years ago, renowned gear maker David Brown (DB) and Sons of Huddersfield launched its first tractor.
From Tarland to Tanzania - agricultural researcher, Dr Jenna Ross, is on a mission to help farmers across the world tackle slugs.
Tenant Farming Commissioner Bob McIntosh has reminded farmers there is less than a year left to make use of the tenants’ amnesty.
A review of the UK food system has been announced by Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove.
The Press and Journal has been crowned regional farming newspaper of the year by the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists (BGAJ).
Farmers from across Scotland and farther afield gathered for the May Stirling Bull Sales at United Auctions.
The “feel-good factor” has returned to Forfar Mart and the number of stock going through the sale rings is on the up, claim operators Lawrie and Symington.
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.
A Highland crofting enterprise has been crowned New Entrant Farm Business of the Year.
A 572-acre arable farm on the north coast of Aberdeenshire has been launched to the market for £2.885 million.
World-renowned former Scottish shearing champion Colin MacGregor was awarded one of the sheep industry’s most prestigious accolades at yesterday’s Highland Sheep event in Caithness.
Harvest 2019 is likely to deliver another year of profits for growers, according to Andersons.
Charolais bulls met a flying trade at the closing day of the Stirling Bull Sales.
NFU Scotland vice-president Martin Kennedy has cut his grassland fertiliser bill by £30 a tonne this year by not applying any phosphate to his grazing or silage pastures.
St Andrews chef Joe Reddie has been named Scotch Beef Scottish Young Chef of the Year after winning a cook-off held during ScotHot, Scotland’s largest food, drink, hospitality and tourism show.
The decline in prime cattle prices has cost Scottish finishers around £30 million since last November, according to Quality Meat Scotland.
Newly published guidance about tree planting on tenanted land appears to have done little to mitigate tenant farmers’ deep-seated suspicion of forestry.
Charolais bulls met a flying trade at yesterday’s Stirling Bull Sales with a new breed sale average set and a top price of 46,000gn paid.
A no-deal Brexit is the “stuff of nightmares” for British farmers, industry leaders have warned.
Easter Ross farmer Donald Ross is to embark on a technology make-over after winning the AgriScot Scottish Arable Farm of the Year 2018 award.
Young people with an interest in the sheep industry are invited to enter this year’s National Sheep Association (NSA) Next Generation Shepherd of the Year competition.
The UK’s farming unions have joined forces to warn Chancellor Philip Hammond not to permit his proposed temporary no-deal Brexit tariffs to ever be allowed to take on a more permanent look.
A leading Fife farmer has warned that the spate of tractor thefts in the area by organised criminal gangs has the potential to escalate into a “danger to life and limb”.
Aberdeen-Angus stole the show at yesterday’s Stirling Bull Sales selling to a top of 22,000gn twice.