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.
It seems the latest effort to amalgamate Scotland’s two agricultural winter shows have come to nought.
The Scottish farming community has been left shocked by the news of the tragic death of Borders farmer Jim Sharp at the age of 66.
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.
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.
The Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society has appointed Neil Caul as assistant breed secretary.
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.
Forfar potato machinery manufacturer Scanstone has secured a new export market following a sales mission to New Zealand.
The Scottish Tenant Farmers Association has expressed its concerns to the Scottish Government that the inclusion of deer farmers in the new CAP support regime may encourage some sporting estates to fence in wild deer on hill ground to qualify as eligible for entitlement to Single Farm Payment.