Traditionally October is the month for the potato harvest and before modern machines entered the fields the work was all done by hand.
Children are being asked to draw their interpretation of farming through the seasons in Scotland as part of a new NFU Scotland (NFUS) competition.
Farm assurance should focus on individual animals and welfare outcomes, according to new guidance.
The new chairman of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is embarking on a fact-finding mission to gather views on industry challenges and opportunities.
An Aberdeenshire farmer has spoken of his devastation after one of his cows was found to have BSE.
The Aberdeenshire farmer whose cow tested positive for the first case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in Scotland in a decade has described the situation as "devastating".
More cows will be destroyed at the Aberdeenshire farm where a case of BSE has been found, but Scotland’s chief veterinary officer has insisted there is “no need to panic”.
A case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has been confirmed on an Aberdeenshire farm for the first time in 10 years.
A case of BSE, or so-called mad cow disease, has been identified at an Aberdeenshire farm a decade since it was last confirmed in Scotland.
A case of BSE has been identified on a farm in Aberdeenshire, officials have said.
A case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease, has been confirmed on a farm in Aberdeenshire.
Losses narrowed at farm, construction and groundcare machinery company Ravenhill Ltd last year.
Scottish farmers and crofters are to receive their share of £5.7 million in reimbursement payments from the European Commission.
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.
Graeme Mackay continued his long run of success at the annual ploughing match held by Caithness Vintage Tractor and Machinery Club.
A Moray farmer was angered when a driver ended up abandoning a car in his field, after damaging a vital bridge needed to gain access to his farm.
The UK Government has announced an independent review of how farm funding is distributed across the UK following Brexit.
Entries are being sought for a new competition focused on finding the best new entrants to farming and crofting.
The driving force behind Scotland’s largest machinery ring has won the Royal Northern Agricultural Society public award.
A new centre record was set in Orkney when a Texel shearling ram went under the hammer.
A model free range egg supply contract is being launched in a bid to boost fairness and confidence in the sector.
A bumper entry of Aberdeen-Angus bulls and females will dominate the Stirling Bull Sales later this month.
A series of “meat the market” workshops to help farmers boost profits by improving their livestock selection and presentation for slaughter is to take place over the winter.
Stirling, Strathendrick and Strathkelvin (SSS) Young Farmers’ Club has been crowned cream of the crop in this year’s bale art contest.
Last week a sheep farmer rang me worried that the sheep market might collapse next spring if there was no deal on Brexit.
Staff at north-east farmers’ co-operative ANM Group have raised £5,500 for charity.
Vegetable growers are warning of possible shortages in the new year after this year’s series of extreme weather conditions led to low yields.
More than £65,000 has been raised for the Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RSABI) following its Great Glen Challenge.
A well-known Aberdeenshire sheep breeder has backed a new partnership to tackle rural and remote crime.
The Scottish Crofting Federation has recognised the efforts of two crofting enterprises in the north.
European hobbyists’ love affair with ornamental Highland cattle showed no sign of abating at Oban when at least three of the top-priced lots were bought for new homes across the Channel.
Michael Gove has insisted a “slow hand” is better than a “rough wooing” when it comes to introducing post-Brexit plans for agriculture.