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.
The Scottish Government's own efficiency has been called into question over the handling of the new £45million Beef Efficiency Scheme (BES).
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.
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.
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.
Meat may be off the menu in Edinburgh schools, but in Perthshire a primary class has helped a local butcher scoop a gold award for its Scotch lamb and mint burgers.
Farmers, crofters and pig keepers have been reminded not to feed kitchen scraps to pigs.
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.
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.