Sisters Eilidh and Erin Duncan from Aberdeenshire have become well known on the agricultural show circuit since establishing their Braemuir Charollais flock 10 years ago.
A Highland heifer which reigned supreme in the ring at three northern shows this summer won the female championship at yesterday’s breed show in Oban.
Entries are sought for next month’s Black Beauty Bonanza show of Aberdeen-Angus calves and yearlings.
An app designed to enable farmers to log machinery defects and all necessary actions and repairs without getting bogged down in paperwork has been built over the last 18 months by north-east farm manager Marc Skivington.
A group of six Scottish estates has joined forces to promote meat from game birds to the public.
Entries are open for this year’s Cairngorm Nature Farm Award.
Farmers have been urged to look out and look up when working near overhead power lines and pylons.
A north-east farmer is preparing to host a special autumn market to bring together consumers and primary producers.
Spectators and exhibitors braved the cold for this year’s Clydesdale Winter Fair at Lanark Mart, on Saturday, which enjoyed its biggest entry for a number of years, with 113 catalogued.
Scotland’s sheep industry brushed aside dire predictions of post-Brexit annihilation yesterday and quietly got on with the business of selling and buying lambs at one of the country’s landmark sales.
The newly formed Scottish Land Commission has unveiled three more dates for its series of meet and greet events.
Sassy Lady had the looks and the style to stand supreme champion of champions at the Caithness County Show on Saturday.
A new £1 million project aims to boost production efficiency in the UK’s dairy-beef sector.
Scottish meat wholesalers have pledged to be in the vanguard of selling beef to lucrative new markets in China by the end of this year.
An interim measure which would secure as much as £2 million of Scottish meat promotion funding has been proposed by the Scottish Government after the failure of Westminster’s Agriculture Bill to complete its passage through Parliament.
An appeal for funding to meet the final cost of the new £5 million members’ pavilion to be opened at this year’s Royal Highland Show will be launched by the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) next month.
One of the largest suppliers of fresh produce to the UK supermarket trade has enjoyed a strong uplift in sales despite a “turbulent trading period”.
A family renowned for producing quality stock in the north-east of Scotland has backed the Beltex breed for many years, reaping the rewards at shows and sales to put the breed on the map.
Despite considerable improvements in tractor tyre design, resulting in further advances in traction, flotation and load carrying capacity, there is still a school of thought that “tracks are best” when it comes to converting copious quantities of power and torque into useful work.
North-east animal feed firm Harbro has hailed a successful year with an increase in both profits and turnover.
The Scottish potato harvest is complete “as near as makes no difference” but there’s now a real risk that the 11% of the UK crop which is still in the ground will need to be written off.
The Campbell family’s Kirkton of Kinellar Farm is one of two farms in the running for this year’s Royal Northern Agricultural Society (RNAS) good farming practice award.
Genetics, health and nutrition combined with the Robertson family’s enthusiasm and attention to detail led to Titaboutie Farm, near Aboyne, being named as a runner-up in this year’s Agriscot Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year Award.
The farming sector’s reliance on subsidy support to make ends meet and the potentially devastating impact of Brexit on the beef and sheep sector were highlighted at a seminar in Perth.
Advice on how to achieve high tattie yields with low input costs will be given at the final Strategic Potato Farm (SPot) open day next month.
The Aberdeen-Angus breed put on its best show yet at the 18th Black Beauty Bonanza at Thainstone Centre, Inverurie.
A young farming couple is on a mission to promote Bleu du Maine sheep to fellow producers in the north of Scotland.
Plant scientists have warned that unless the industry unites in its efforts to stop the spread of potato cyst nematode (CPN) there will be no Scottish potato sector left in 25 years’ time.
With the tender deadline for the Northern Isles ferry contract fast approaching, Aberdeen and Northern Marts (ANM) has highlighted the importance of the NorthLink Ferries service to the north of Scotland’s agricultural industry.
The Scottish farmland market is seemingly as busy as normal despite the drawn-out uncertainties surrounding Brexit and the unknown state of future farm support policies.
Five north-east farmers are to grow organic oilseed rape as part of a pilot project to produce locally-sourced organic animal feed with the aim of replacing imported materials.
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is attempting to sell off some of its Auchincruive campus in Ayrshire for the second time.