A north-east farmer who terrorised his wife in a drunken rage has been fined.
I am co-chairman of the Working for Waders initiative.
A leading Fife farmer has warned that the spate of tractor thefts in the area by organised criminal gangs has the potential to escalate into a “danger to life and limb”.
Farmers and crofters have been urged to prioritise filling out their Single Application Form (SAF) online before the May 15 deadline.
An equality charter for Scottish agriculture to help develop fresh opportunities for women is to be rolled out this year in response to initial findings by a Scottish Government taskforce.
Farmers using Väderstad Rapid trailed drills who want to apply seed and fertiliser at variable rates within fields can now do so without needing ISOBUS electronics thanks to new controller software.
We are all very excited – the vending machine has arrived! We are now eagerly awaiting delivery of our branded glass bottles.
A farmer’s wife and mum-of-three from Glenurquhart, near Inverness, is gearing up for her second season of growing pumpkins after being the first to establish a pick-your-own pumpkin patch in the Highlands.
Concerns remain over the future of sheepmeat exports to Europe after Brexit, claims Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
Two new Scottish agri-tourism monitor farms have been created.
Less Favoured Area Support Scheme loan payments will start arriving in bank accounts in the next few days.
Scottish cattle numbers continued their long-term decline last year, according to the December 2018 Agricultural Survey.
Britain’s top celebrity chefs are being asked to help persuade consumers to buy all sizes of eggs, not just large ones.
Efforts to eradicate Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) on farms south of the border have stepped up thanks to a £5.7 million project.
NFU Scotland’s secret beef shoppers have given the majority of the country’s supermarkets a vote of confidence for stocking home-reared products, with only a couple of retailers identified as needing to improve their sourcing.
Farmers have been urged to familiarise themselves with the rules surrounding the commercial use of drones.
A call has been issued for a major inquiry to be conducted into Scotland’s land tenure system to address the shortcomings of the agricultural holdings legislation included in the country’s 2016 Land Reform Act.
Dairy giant Arla has announced ambitious plans to become a carbon net zero company by 2050.
The official launch of the government’s Brexit-inspired pilot seasonal workers scheme has been given a somewhat cool welcome in Scotland.
Farmers and crofters in the north of Scotland are bucking the trend with self-build homes.
Organic farmers and growers run the risk of losing their organic premiums when selling products to Europe if no Brexit deal is reached, warns the NFU.
The latest figures on British grower-held potato stocks show the effects of the poor growing season in 2018.
Crofting is the “lifeblood” of island communities and must be taken into account as part of any future post-Brexit policy, claims the chairman of Westminster’s Scottish Affairs Committee, Pete Wishart.
Spring was in the air at The Cabin Equestrian Centre’s three-day British Showjumping Show.
Brexit confusion is adding to uncertainty in the UK sheep meat market, says Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) economist Stuart Ashworth.
A farm buildings VAT-recovery ruling in favour of a farmer against HMRC has been welcomed as an “encouraging outcome” by chartered accountants Saffery Champness.
Aquaculture apprentice Janis Brivkalns from Dunoon and agriculture apprentice Amy Park from Hawick have been declared joint overall winners of Lantra Scotland’s 2019 Learner of the Year Awards, the first time the competition’s top honour has been shared.
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.
Farmers have been urged to stay vigilant in the face of telephone scams after an Orkney producer was conned out of a five-figure sum.
Farmers and crofters will foot the bill for BSE testing of fallen stock from April 1.
Scotland’s former chief veterinary officer, Charles Milne, has been appointed to the board of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
British machinery manufacturer JCB has launched a new range of Loadall agricultural telescopic handlers.