Farmers are a pretty resilient bunch and they will normally cope with the effects of a couple of wet days without paying too much attention to media hype.
Farmers across Scotland had to fork out an additional 6% for the cost of renting agricultural land last year, according to statistics released by Holyrood.
Living in an English-speaking country is a big disadvantage when it comes to understanding CAP reform, according to Jeremy Moody.
Within hours of the latest steps towards CAP reform being agreed the team from Andersons Farm Business Consultants were on their feet at an Edinburgh seminar outlining how the measures might be implemented.
Digging is the key to assessing soil health, according to Lancashire-based consultant James Bretherton but a good nose can help, too.
The Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society has appointed Neil Caul as assistant breed secretary.
An upland beef and sheep producer near Stirling has successfully boosted his suckler cow net margin by £2,000 following a decision to away-winter his cattle.
It seems the latest effort to amalgamate Scotland’s two agricultural winter shows have come to nought.
FIRST MILK, the UK’s only major farmer-owned dairy company, has announced the appointment of Sir Jim Paice MP, formerly agriculture and food minister at Defra, as company chairman.
NFU Scotland has run a ShelfWatch campaign for several years to monitor retailer commitment to Scottish and UK produce. Now it has introduced a ScotchWatch variant to look specifically at meat products.