Banning the movement of livestock between farms and effectively shutting the countryside in the face of another foot-and-mouth (FMD) outbreak may not be the best approach, according to new research findings from Warwick University.
Fruit will be left to rot in fields unless the UK Government lifts the cap on the number of seasonal pickers allowed on Scottish farms, a MSP has warned.
A clampdown on rural crime has resulted in the cost of items stolen from farms falling by almost half over the past three years.
Donkeys, alpacas, ponies and ferrets are among the creatures looking for sponsors as a north-east social care charity looks to continue its good work.
Hay bales could be rolled out as flood defences across Aberdeenshire following the tireless work of local farmers to protect their neighbours in one village.
Planners have shot down a bid to extend a beloved north-east dairy business.
An Aberdeenshire cow has defied huge odds by giving birth to triplets.
An Aberdeenshire farm will host an open day this weekend to let visitors get a taste of working life in the countryside.
A north-east farmer fears he could be as much as £90,000 out of pocket after his flock of pregnant pedigree ewes was stolen.
Thousands of pounds worth of diesel and agricultural equipment have been stolen from farms in Aberdeenshire.