Agricultural technology has the potential to boost UK farm profitability but political uncertainty is delaying investment, claims NFU Mutual.
Brazen criminal gangs are cutting a swathe through Scotland's farms stealing ever increasing amounts of livestock and machinery.
The cost of Scottish farm fires almost doubled last year, according to NFU Mutual.
A young farmer from the north has been crowned winner of this year’s NFU Mutual and Scotland Food & Drink Inspirational Young Person Award.
Perthshire farmer Jim McLaren is the new chairman of NFU Mutual.
The cost of rural crime in Scotland was up 62.2% last year to more than £1.57 million, according to NFU Mutual.
Farm communities have been urged to be on the alert as sheep rustling increased sharply last year, according to a report.
Farmers have been urged to familiarise themselves with the rules surrounding the commercial use of drones.
Stolen farm equipment is being used as “criminal currency” across the world after it leaves the north-east.
Young people working in Scotland’s food and drink sector are being urged to submit nominations for a new award recognising talent and dedication.
A clampdown on rural crime has resulted in the cost of items stolen from farms falling by almost half over the past three years.
The Scottish Government is making £250,000 available to promote locally produced food and drink.
Damage to vehicles across the UK from the Beast from the East has cost insurers more than £10million and counting, with farmers also expected to be due significant compensation.
Farmers are facing huge difficulties looking after livestock during the Beast from the East.
Rural insurer NFU Mutual is on the hunt for applications for its Centenary Award.
A new campaign has launched urging farmers and crofters to assess the risk involved in everyday farming tasks.
Police are appealing for information after a spate of thefts from rural properties across the north east.
A growing level of public mistrust in the food supply chain has been revealed by a NFU Mutual survey.
Efforts to tackle rural crime have resulted in a reduction in the number of tractor and quad bike thefts in Scotland, claims NFU Mutual.
NFU Mutual has called on the Chancellor to take steps to reduce the financial pressure on farmers in next week's budget.
Young farmers from across the north and north-east will descend on Perth at the end of the month for the Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Clubs (SAYFC) annual competitions weekend.
Dog attacks on livestock cost the UK farming industry an estimated £1.4million last year, according to NFU Mutual.
Rural insurer NFU Mutual has launched a new online programme to provide health and safety advice to farmers and crofters.
Almost two million pounds worth of quad bikes, farm tools and fuel were stolen from Scottish farms and rural properties in 2013, according to the NFU Mutual, the leading insurance company in the rural market.