A Moray farmer has been confirmed as the youngest judge selected for this year’s Royal Highland Show.
First Milk yesterday announced plans to put its creameries on Arran and in Campbeltown up for sale.
More than two-thirds of Scottish young farmers voted remain in the Brexit referendum.
The Scottish Government last night announced plans for a new £250,000 fund to help farmers and crofters offset the cost of retrieving fallen livestock.
Research funding and collaborations between animal scientists in Ireland and the UK should continue as usual post-Brexit, regardless of the trade deal eventually agreed between the two countries.
Investment in an oilseed rape crushing plant to produce feeds for the agricultural and equine sectors is paying dividends for Scottish animal feed firm Norvite.
Dingwall and Highland Marts is preparing to host its annual show and sale of bulls next week.
Wobbly newborn lambs gambolling in the fields are one of the traditional signs of spring.
The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) has launched an attack on NFU Scotland (NFUS) accusing the union of having a “fundamental lack of understanding of crofting”.
Farmers have been urged to look out and look up when working near overhead power lines and pylons.
AHDB is to combine its knowledge transfer (KT) teams for the cereals and potato sectors.
A small estate on the outskirts of Callander has come on the market.
Adding a mixture of herbs and legumes into grazing swards can help improve sheep performance and reduce the need to use wormers.
Choosing to house pigs at maximum stocking densities in indoor herds has no impact on pig performance, scientists have discovered.
The new X8 VT-Drive range of tractors from McCormick is now available to test drive and order.
A new high-tech solution to the problem of tail biting in pigs has been devised by Scottish scientists and could become an alternative to the controversial last-resort practice of tail docking.
The Scottish Government has written to the European Commission seeking a derogation to ditch the much-detested three-crop rule for 2018.
Farmers and crofters have been urged to take advantage of free business planning support available from the government’s Farm Advisory Service (FAS).
Additional support for farmers and crofters is being considered by the Scottish Government in the wake of exceptionally bad weather, a lack of fodder and straw, and increased livestock losses.
Members of the public have been asked to “act responsibly” when walking their dogs in the countryside.
Farmers are being advised to take out extra insurance to cover losses from sheep worrying – a growing problem which one insurer has described as “inevitable”.
Milk producers have been warned that farm hygiene chemicals are likely to come under the same scrutiny as glyphosate and neonicotinoids in future.
A commitment to making use of new technology and improving efficiency is a key part of the business philosophy of 25-year-old Lynn Argo, who is making her mark on the pig industry.
ANM Group has hailed a successful year with members set to receive their share of a £36,000 trading bonus.
Every month we ask a young farmer for their thoughts on the industry. This time we caught up with Inga Kemp from Orkney
Two Aberdeenshire farms with a combined total of just under 600 acres of prime arable land have been launched to the market this weekend by Aberdeen and Northern Estates (ANE).
One of the world’s leading experts on food safety has warned Scottish food and drink producers that their industry is vulnerable to fraud.
Advice on how to diagnose and treat liver fluke in sheep is the subject of a new video produced by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
A desire to engage more with the public and teach them about the day-to-day workings of a farm was the impetus for one Aberdeenshire farming family to host a day of farm tours.
Time is running out for specialist daffodil producers who are still waiting for their crop to ripen more than three weeks behind schedule.
The Jersey Royal season is at least three weeks late this year after the “Beast from the East” delayed the planting of the much-anticipated spring crop.
Increased demand for straw, coupled with a shortage of the product as a result of last year’s washout harvest, has resulted in the spot price of straw rising by around £50 a tonne, claims a new report.