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.
The Scottish Government has failed to confirm whether applications for its New Entrants Capital Grant Scheme will be accepted after its final deadline on Friday.
Asda, the Co-operative and Waitrose have come under fire by NFU Scotland (NFUS) for failing to stock Scotch Lamb.
Harvest 2018 progress reports from across Scotland confirm an impending shortage of straw despite more farmers choosing to bale, rather than chop.
The number of livestock worrying incidents reported to Police Scotland increased by more than 50% in the spring.
The Scottish Government has launched a national loan scheme to administer farm subsidy support from early October.
A well-known pig farmer is this year’s recipient of NFU Scotland’s (NFUS) north-east region Unsung Hero award.
Scottish food producers have been warned they are at risk of being flattened by a “Brexit juggernaut”, which is hurtling towards them at full speed.
Farmers and crofters are being urged to take care of their mental health and seek help when they need it.
Farmers are being encouraged to plan ahead as part of a new straw and feed campaign launched by NFU Scotland (NFUS).
Central Scotland farmers have scooped the top awards in the James Hutton Institute’s (JHI) annual best soil competition.
More than £3,700 was raised for charity at a stockjudging evening organised in memory of the late Press and Journal farming editor, Joe Watson.
It’s an initiative which will beef up the north-east economy.
Access to land is the main barrier to new entrants to farming, claims a new report.
Livestock leaders of the UK’s farming unions are adamant that the UK Government must adopt a post-Brexit trade policy which prioritises tariff-free, frictionless access to European markets.
In uncertain times, taking stock can make good business sense.
Scottish Government has been accused of doing nothing to prepare for the dawn of a new era of agricultural policy once the UK leaves Europe next year.
A charity stockjudging event in memory of the late Press and Journal farming editor, Joe Watson, is set to take place next week.