North-east academics are researching ways to improve the mental health of farmers amid rising concerns about the number of workers in the agricultural sector taking their own lives.
The chief of Scotland’s farming union says he is sick of farmers and crofters being regarded as “eco-vandals” and the “eco-bogeymen”.
Farmers and producers will have to foot the bill for additional paperwork required to export animal products to the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Farming chiefs are calling for tougher punishments for livestock worriers following a sheep attack so violent the photographs of the aftermath are unpublishable.
W here does the time go? It certainly doesn’t feel like 12 months since the union gathered in Glasgow last February for its annual general meeting and conference.
While there may appear to be a whole lot going on in the world of politics, for NFU Scotland, there is also a whole lot not happening in the world of politics.
Farmers’ union president Andrew McCornick has given a personal account of an accident on his own farm to promote the launch of Farm Safety Week which begins on Monday.
The chief of Scotland's farming union has likened the government's troubled farm payments IT system to a faulty tractor he would have brought back for a refund.
Next week, starting on Monday, NFU Scotland (NFUS) is taking to the road across part of the Highlands and islands to meet farmers and crofters and to hear their views on a whole range of topics.
The top team at NFU Scotland (NFUS) is taking to the road next month for a roadshow across the Highlands and islands.
Scottish Government has been forced to launch another loan scheme for farm subsidy payments.
European Union membership, access to UK and non-UK markets, and currency arrangements are key concerns for the Scottish farming community ahead of a second vote on Scottish independence.
Farmers' union members elected Andrew McCornick as their new president this week. Nancy Nicolson spoke to him immediately after the hard-fought election
NFU Scotland has revealed details of some of the nominations received so far for next year's presidential elections.
NFU Scotland president Allan Bowie has confirmed his intention to stand for re-election at the union's annual meeting next year.