A Perthshire family farming partnership headed by husband and wife Neil and Debbie McGowan has won through to the final of the AgriScot Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year award.
The Scottish Government has called on Defra to put measures in place which would prevent UK producers from importing European-grown seed potatoes in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove has suggested “forces” in the Holyrood government are playing politics with plans to support farmers post-Brexit.
Renowned local ploughmen Andrew Mitchell, from Forfar, and Dave Carnegie, from Laurencekirk, have proved yet again that their skills are world class with outright wins in their classes at the Scottish Ploughing Championships at Kelso.
A vacancy has opened up for an ambitious farm politician to sit at NFU Scotland’s top table.
The Scottish Smallholder Festival will take place at Forfar Mart next Sunday with displays of the livestock, food and drink produced by farmers who run the country’s smallest land holdings.
Scotland’s £674 million flagship beef industry is assessing the potential cost and reputational implications of a single case of BSE.
Scottish Land Commission chairman Andrew Thin has described Buccleuch Estates’ treatment of a tenant farming couple as “unreasonable” in the ongoing dispute over ending the tenancy to make way for trees.
Farming leaders have issued a renewed plea to the industry to make safety a priority.
An independent review into how agriculture funds should be distributed fairly to farmers in Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland when the UK leaves Europe has been launched by Defra.