A novel approach to assessing contrasting upland enterprises will be considered at a research farm in the foothills of the Grampians.
The Scottish farming industry’s bank debt has risen to its highest level since records began 45 years ago.
An indoor farm being built on the outskirts of Dundee is expected to be growing salad leaves and herbs by the end of the year.
A UK Government commitment to extend Less Favoured Areas (LFA) support for an extra year has been given a muted welcome by the farmers’ union.
Two years of repeated appeals for changes to the rules of Scotland's £6 million ewe hogg scheme have fallen on deaf ears in the Scottish Government.
New Zealand sent 23% less lamb to the UK in the first half of this year, and market observers expect the country is unlikely to make full use of its European quota for yet another year.
Lost voices of a bygone era have been unearthed as part of a local history project exploring rural Perthshire's rich past.
A phenomenal top price of 130,000gns was paid for a Texel ram lamb at Lanark at a sale where 415 averaged £2,704.
The latest Scottish Government guidance on greening is so complex it has left even the experts at the farmers' union confused and calling for clarification.
Government and farming industry patience has finally expired with beef producers who are failing to clean up herds infected with the scourge of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD).