The operators of farm assurance schemes such as Red Tractor and Quality Meat Scotland were branded "industry parasites" during a debate on post-Brexit farming at Turriff show.
The quest for Scotland’s next multi-million pound potato success story moved a step closer this week with the harvesting of bespoke trials in a Perthshire field.
Hundreds of cattle farmers who committed to the Scottish Government’s Beef Efficiency Scheme (BES) have now opted out.
The Chancellor’s plans to facilitate the building of 300,000 new homes by the mid-2020s have been welcomed by specialist rural insurer NFU Mutual which said they could lead to opportunities for farmers.
The Scottish Government's own efficiency has been called into question over the handling of the new £45million Beef Efficiency Scheme (BES).
I’m a 30-year-old dairy farmer with a hugely supportive wife and a hilarious two-year-old son who all got a little bit shafted in the milk price depression 18 months ago.
Last week I had the great privilege of sharing the stage with Sybil MacPherson, the outgoing chair of the National Sheep Association Scotland (NSA) and the star, alongside her husband George, of the BBC’s This Farming Life.
Autumn is a very special time of year for me. As a farmer I’m in the privileged position to see the countryside around me and its resident wildlife preparing for winter.
A small band of Scottish farmers are poised to jump on the craft brewing bandwagon by growing hops to meet growing local demand.
The long-awaited decision on the relicensing of glyphosate looks like it will go right to the wire next month.