An intensive dairy farming business near Inverbervie has been crowned cream of the crop.
It’s hard to believe it is September already but the cooler, wetter weather of late feels decidedly autumnal with the long hot summer all but a distant memory.
First Milk has hailed “solid progress” despite experiencing a 47% drop in pre-tax profits last year.
The board of dairy firm Arla Foods has proposed paying out its entire 2018 profit to farmers, many of whom are struggling following this summer’s drought across Europe.
The number of beef-sired calves registered in the first half of the year was back 2.3%, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
China has approved imports of UK-made dairy products such as cream and yoghurt made using milk sourced from other countries, Liam Fox has announced.
The first AHDB Strategic Dairy Farm in Scotland has been revealed.
Graham’s The Family Dairy has lodged an appeal to the Court of Session to overturn the decision by Scottish Ministers to refuse planning permission to redevelop Airthrey Green on the outskirts of Stirling.
Muller is increasing its milk price at the start of September.
The number of dairy farmers in Scotland has continued to decline in the first six months of the year.
First Milk has announced a price increase of 1.2ppl from July 1.
Muller has announced plans to increase its milk price at the start of next month.
Proposals to build a new £30 million dairy facility on the outskirts of Stirling could create more than 500 new jobs, claims Graham’s The Family Dairy.
A crofting family has become one of the most northerly dairy farming families in the UK by bringing milk production back to the Western Isles.
First Milk yesterday announced plans to put its creameries on Arran and in Campbeltown up for sale.
Milk producers have been warned that farm hygiene chemicals are likely to come under the same scrutiny as glyphosate and neonicotinoids in future.
Muller is the latest dairy company to announce plans for a milk price cut.
First Milk has announced plans to change the way it pays farmers for their milk from the start of next month.
The main milk buyer in the north and north-east is to reduce its milk price on April 1.
Dairy farmers supplying Arla and First Milk will have their milk prices cut at the start of next month.
Milk processing giant Muller is cutting its standard litre non-aligned milk price at the beginning of March.
Arla is cutting its milk price at the start of next month.
More than one in 10 workers employed on Scottish dairy farms are non-UK nationals, according to the results of a new survey.
NFU Scotland has called on the dairy supply chain to deliver “fairer returns” to farmers at a time when processors are cutting their milk prices.
Graham’s The Family Dairy has announced plans to introduce a range of Icelandic-style yoghurts to supermarkets across Scotland.
Dairy farmers supplying First Milk will incur a 1p a litre price reduction from the start of next month.
The number of dairy herds in Scotland has fallen to just over 900.
December seems to come around quicker every year.
Farming unions have arranged a meeting with milk processor Muller over its recent announcement of a 1.5p a litre price cut for its non-aligned suppliers from January 2018.
As the first dairy farm in Scotland to be certified as organic, the Willis family, of Forest Farm, Glasgoforest, have never been afraid of doing something different.
Dairy farmers should be aiming to achieve a full economic cost of production of between 22 and 25p a litre, claims AHDB Dairy.
North-east animal feed firm Harbro has launched a drive to create more rumen-friendly diets for dairy cows.