Britain will not be able to feed itself without the help of seasonal non-UK labour after Brexit, according to the head of a farming union.
Dairy farmers will soon be asked for their views on the introduction of mandatory milk contracts with minimum standards.
A campaign highlighting the “huge distress” caused by dogs worrying livestock has been launched by police and partners in the rural community.
The Scottish Government has confirmed further cuts to Less Favoured Areas Support Scheme (LFASS) payments for the next two years.
Farm leaders have branded a campaign encouraging people to go vegan for January as misleading.
NFU Scotland (NFUS) is increasing its presence in the north.
The Scottish Dairy Hub will soon be run by NFU Scotland (NFUS).
Farmers and crofters are invited to attend a series of hustings next month ahead of NFU Scotland’s (NFUS) elections.
The ban on burning plastic on farms comes into force in just nine days’ time.
A controversial dual-country “belt and braces” approach to new farm legislation has been demanded by Scotland’s farmers’ union.
Scottish farm leaders yesterday launched an urgent call for an exemption from EU rules to try to prevent a 20% drop in Less Favoured Areas Support Scheme (LFASS) payments next year.
Farming leaders have launched appeals to festive food shoppers to buy Scottish when they do this year’s seasonal stock-up.
Farmers are being offered help to improve tree planting schemes to make them more effective at capturing airborne ammonia and reducing air pollution.
The Scottish Government’s spending plans for 2019/20 need to include policy support for farmers and the right financial tools to allow rural businesses to anticipate a prosperous future outside the EU, says NFU Scotland (NFUS).
Farmers and crofters have until the end of this month to submit applications for the Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme.
A leading Scottish farmer claimed at AgriScot that over-zealous farm inspections have resulted in a widespread “climate of fear” in the industry.
Scotland’s farmers have given their backing to Theresa May’s draft EU withdrawal agreement, saying it takes the prospect of a “deeply damaging” no-deal Brexit off the table.
Aberdeenshire farming stalwart Charlie Adam has thrown his hat into the ring as a vice-presidential candidate in the forthcoming NFU Scotland election.
Scotland’s farmers have received a wake-up call after statistics reveal five people were killed in agricultural accidents in the last 12 months.
A £10,000 wild goose management scheme, designed to help cover the cost of farmland damaged by migrating geese, is about to be renewed for 2018.
A vacancy has opened up for an ambitious farm politician to sit at NFU Scotland’s top table.
The chief of Scotland’s farming union says he is sick of farmers and crofters being regarded as “eco-vandals” and the “eco-bogeymen”.
Children are being asked to draw their interpretation of farming through the seasons in Scotland as part of a new NFU Scotland (NFUS) competition.
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.
A well-known Aberdeenshire sheep breeder has backed a new partnership to tackle rural and remote crime.
Farm leaders have called on local authorities to make better use of Dog Control Notices (DCNs).
Harvest 2018 has been better than expected, according to the National Farmers Union Scotland (NFUS).
Farming chiefs are calling for tougher punishments for livestock worriers following a sheep attack so violent the photographs of the aftermath are unpublishable.
A Scottish farmer has been left thousands of pounds out of pocket after falling victim to a convincing online scam known as “ghosting”.
Farm leaders welcomed news of a pilot visa scheme for seasonal farm workers but warned it falls far short of industry requirements.
Farmers and crofters have been told to prepare for a complete ban on the burning of plastics and most agricultural waste from the start of next year.
NFU Scotland (NFUS) has called on the Scottish Government to pull out all the stops to ensure all outstanding 2017 farm subsidy payments are made as soon as possible.