The Scottish Government has asked Defra to deliver almost £110 million in extra Common Agricultural Policy (Cap) support to farmers and crofters north of the border.
American demands for the UK to accept chlorinated chicken and use of hormones in food is to “appeal to aspects of the domestic audience” rather than a workable trade negotiation, Michael Gove has claimed.
UK farm incomes decreased last year due to rising costs and a drop in the value of potatoes and oilseed rape.
Food giant Nestle and major supermarkets Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose will pledge to help halve food waste by 2030, ministers have announced.
Online advice offered by the Government about bees has been found to mistakenly include a link to a website offering escort services.
The UK Government's new fishing minister used his first ministerial visit to Scotland to meet workers in Peterhead yesterday.
The risk to UK pig farms of African Swine Fever (ASF) entering the country through contaminated or infected products remains “medium”, says the latest disease update from Defra.
Farming and meat trade leaders have united in condemning ‘a hugely damaging U-turn’ by the UK Government.
Farm leaders have hailed the UK Government’s decision to reject plans to reintroduce lynx into the Kielder Forest in Northumberland.
Senior MPs have accused the UK Government of a “cavalier” attitude to veterinary capacity in the event of a no-deal Brexit and warned animal exporters’ costs must not increase.
The Scottish Government has called on Defra to put measures in place to prevent UK producers from importing European-grown seed potatoes in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The eagerly awaited review of farm subsidy budget allocations will not apply to the current round of Common Agricultural Policy (Cap) funding, Defra Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed.
Michael Gove has insisted a “slow hand” is better than a “rough wooing” when it comes to introducing post-Brexit plans for agriculture.
Farmers in England are to be given seven years to adapt to life without the direct support they have relied on from Europe for almost 50 years.
Mystery surrounds the "largest number" of recorded deep sea whale strandings around the west coast of Scotland and Ireland.
Farmers have been asked to share their views on the role of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).
A think-tank has claimed quotas will still be needed for the UK fishing sector after Brexit.
The long-awaited review into Common Agricultural Policy (Cap) convergence uplift funding has been delayed sparking anger at Holyrood.
UK farm incomes rose in 2017 thanks to higher prices for wheat, milk and pigs.
Aberdeen South MP Ross Thomson has urged animal lovers to have their say on electric shock collars before a consultation on banning the devices ends this week.
NFU Scotland (NFUS) and Serco NorthLink Ferries have invited Defra Secretary Michael Gove to witness the live transport of animals from Shetland and Orkney to Aberdeen.
Agricultural policy is a devolved issue, potentially adding to the Brexit complexity and giving different parts of the UK the ability to develop their own approaches.
Scottish farmers have been robbed of £160m in EU convergence payments by the UK Government, Rural Affairs Secretary Fergus Ewing has told the SNP conference.
Subsidy support for farmers and crofters will continue for the foreseeable future, Defra Secretary Michael Gove confirmed yesterday.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove will encounter plenty of support for Brexit during a visit to Peterhead today.
The chief of the National Sheep Association (NSA) has expressed concern over the appointment of Michael Gove as Defra Secretary of State.
Newly appointed Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove has been urged to attend next week's Royal Highland Show.
The Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF) said yesterday it welcomed the appointment of Michael Gove as the new secretary of state for the environment, food and rural affairs.
UK farm incomes rose in 2016 thanks to higher prices for fruit, vegetables and tatties, and lower fertiliser and animal feed costs.
Animal lovers in Aberdeenshire have attacked the way authorities left the carcass of a dead swan for almost a month, next to a much-used walking path.
The UK will not be "chasing the rainbow" of a level playingfield when it seeks to develop future farming policy for the post-Brexit era.
Scotch Lamb could soon be served in restaurants in Kuwait thanks to a new trade deal announced by Defra minister George Eustice.