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.
Now that the UK Parliament has passed the Brexit bill, we are all keen to know what happens next, especially in rural Scotland. Policy, regulation and crucially, funding are all currently driven by EU-wide approaches, though many of the powers over these areas are in fact devolved to Scotland.
More than half of all Scottish farms are managed by people over the age of 55.
Thousands of people marvelled at some of Scotland's finest livestock during Moray's biggest agricultural show this year.
The Brexit divorce of the UK from the EU has sent shivers of fear across the now 'European' border into the Republic of Ireland.
A new generation of slipper farmers is on the horizon due to loopholes in the new Common Agricultural Policy (Cap), claims a group of Scots young farmers.
North-east pig producers have teamed up with lecturers at SRUC's Craibstone campus to try and fill a skills gap in the sector.
The biggest barrier to greater adoption of scientific and technological developments in agriculture is subsidies, according to the High Commissioner for New Zealand.
Agricultural, food and engineering group Carr's Group yesterday reported a record start to the year despite challenging market conditions.
An Aberdeenshire company has been fined almost a quarter of a million pounds after a farmer was crushed to death on its premises.
The Queen paid a visit to the Turriff Show today, to the delight of thousands of show goers.
The north-east's premier agricultural show opened it gates to thousands of farmers and spectators yesterday.