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).
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.
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.
A warning of an increased risk of contaminated and potentially poisonous grain in the livestock feed chain has been issued by Scotland’s Rural College.
The meat promotion body Quality Meat Scotland came under fire from two of the candidates standing for NFU Scotland's vice presidential posts during a hustings meeting in Perth.
Scottish farmers who have failed to comply with crop spraying legislation introduced last year are falling foul of assurance auditors this harvest and have had their grain rejected for premium markets.
Farm ministers from Scotland, Ireland and Wales will hold a summit meeting with Defra secretary Andrea Leadsom in Edinburgh tomorrow with the aim of thrashing out a new policy for British agriculture.
The grandparents of Defra Farm Minister George Eustice could provide the unlikely inspiration for Britain's new agricultural policy, a dairy conference learned in Glasgow.