Aberdeenshire dairy farming business and well-known Scottish food brand Mackie’s of Scotland will open its doors this summer to host Royal Northern Countryside Live – A Family Day Out.
The distribution of millions of pounds of convergence funding will be capped at £55,000 per recipient, and an extra £10 million of funding for crofters will be mainly given to producers on Region 3 land.
Introducing a levy on airlines or fossil fuel companies has been suggested to help pay for a huge boost to woodland planting.
Jim Hunter: Is farming one of those ‘indispensable’ British industries that will never disappear – just like coal mining?
Might we about to see the emergence of a countryside where there’s little in the way of farming?
A new bill has been introduced in Westminster to ensure farmers and crofters continue to receive subsidies for the 2020 scheme year.
Scotland’s agricultural industry can cut its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by more than a third by taking steps including turning organic and planting more trees, a report suggests.
Aberdeenshire farm worker died after ‘unsuitable’ lifting mechanism resulted in four-tonne trailer crushing him, sheriff determines
An Aberdeenshire farm worker died after the almost four-tonne trailer he had been working on fell and crushed him between its rear axles, a sheriff has found.
A National Trust estate has brought in a robot to map the location of weeds in a bid to cut chemical use and improve environmental performance.
There is a new buzzword beginning to circulate in agricultural circles – connectivity; the ability to access data whenever and wherever it is needed.
Thousands of people are expected in a north-east town this weekend for Scotland’s largest two-day agricultural show.
As much as an extra £1 billion of farm support would come to Scotland if the proposed formula for divvying up UK agriculture funds outlined by Westminster’s Scottish Affairs Committee was applied to current budgets.
Although farms run as a family business tend to follow a partnership structure, those running such businesses are often reluctant to commit to paper the terms of the partnership or to keep the terms of an existing agreement up to date.
Dozens of members of the farming community came out to honour the wishes of the family of a tragic father killed when a car fell on top of him.
Fergus Ewing has said Brexit poses a major risk to fish processing as he warned the loss of its EU workforce would threaten the industry’s future.
An agriculture investment company based in Saudi Arabia has bought its first farm in Australia extending to 200,000 hectares in the western wheatbelt for more than AUS$60 million.
A free video designed to help fruit pickers develop essential skills has been produced for fruit growers by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).
A new code of practice for agreeing and managing agricultural leases has been issued by Scotland’s Tenant Farming Commissioner, Bob McIntosh, following full consultation with the country’s farming and landowning organisations.
It’s fair to say that Colin Slessor is fun-loving and certainly a character with a glint in his eye for the next quip.
Only 1% of young Scots want to get into farming.
Thousands from across the north-east flocked to Turriff on Sunday as Scotland’s largest two-day agricultural show began.
Two of Moray’s rural estates are in line for a substantial investment over the next two years.
A group of tractor fans will bring new meaning to the footballing cliche taking the foot off the gas when they play a game with a difference.
The Scottish Government has blamed Westminster for a lack of clarity over the future of agri-environment support after Brexit.
The owners of the north-east’s biggest mart have claimed the region’s economy will suffer after councillors delayed a decision on a £5 million expansion.
Organisers of the Black Isle Show believe the success of farming-related television programmes have encouraged the general public to take an interest in all things agricultural.
Farmers have criticised the UK Government’s determination to leave the EU customs union.
The Scottish Government has been urged to consider introducing an agriculture qualification at the country’s secondary schools.
European farmers could be left at a disadvantage by losing the UK’s “rational voice” in agricultural policy discussions post-Brexit.
Scottish Secretary, David Mundell, has confirmed that powers over agriculture are likely to pass directly from the EU to Westminster.
A new logo to promote Aberdeenshire's food, drink, tourism and agriculture sectors at this month's Royal Highland Show has been unveiled.
Theresa May has refused to confirm if powers over agriculture and fishing, which are currently held by the EU, will be handed to Holyrood when the UK leaves.
The rug of farm subsidies cannot be pulled from under the feet of UK farmers post-Brexit because the British industry is simply too reliant on support, a House of Lords inquiry has been told.