The Scottish Government's own efficiency has been called into question over the handling of the new £45million Beef Efficiency Scheme (BES).
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 food fraud inquiry is under way into alleged illegal practices in meat plants which could be duping shoppers who pay a premium for Scottish beef.
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has welcomed the introduction of “any process” which would improve the traceability of food and ensure it was what it claimed to be.
Hundreds of cattle farmers who committed to the Scottish Government’s Beef Efficiency Scheme (BES) have now opted out.
If you’re hooked on vintage tractors there is only one place to be next month, when the auction of one of the biggest and most important collections in the UK takes place.
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.
Five former presidents of Scotland's farmers' union have united to urge the industry to vote to remain in Europe in next week's referendum.
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.
Nine Scottish livestock organisations have committed to getting a voluntary electronic tagging (EID) pilot scheme in place by the end of 2018.