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.
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 Scottish farming community has been left shocked by the news of the tragic death of Borders farmer Jim Sharp at the age of 66.
It seems the latest effort to amalgamate Scotland’s two agricultural winter shows have come to nought.
NFU Scotland has run a ShelfWatch campaign for several years to monitor retailer commitment to Scottish and UK produce. Now it has introduced a ScotchWatch variant to look specifically at meat products.
Forfar potato machinery manufacturer Scanstone has secured a new export market following a sales mission to New Zealand.
Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead has plenty difficult decisions to make in coming months as he sets about implementing the new Common Agricultural Policy.
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.
The Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society has appointed Neil Caul as assistant breed secretary.
The ANM Group has purchased 139-acres of farmland at Cairnton Farm, Inverurie, which adjoins the cooperative’s existing land and Aberdeen & Northern Marts’ premises at Thainstone Agricultural Centre.