Beef calf scheme support payments should be increased to £250 for every beef calf produced, according to the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW).
A blueprint for a climate change-compliant Scottish farming industry is to be produced in the next 12 months.
Top-notch seed tattie growers who are keen to make constructive changes to their businesses are being head hunted by the AHDB.
One of the biggest arable farming units to come on the market in Perthshire in recent years is for sale with a price tag of £7.6 million.
Invergowrie’s James Hutton Institute (JHI) has revealed it is in negotiation with commercial companies over possible scientific collaborations as it forges ahead with plans to spend £62 million of Tay Cities Deal funding.
Special strawberries from Perthshire and Angus will make their mark in supermarkets across the UK and on the streets of Edinburgh this weekend.
A communication gulf between Scotland’s livestock auctioneers and Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) was exposed yesterday when a leading auctioneer said his sector and many beef and sheep farmers felt detached from the promotional body’s efforts.
British pig farmers are up in arms that they have not benefited from the global surge in pigmeat prices created by China’s African Swine Fever (ASF) epidemic.
Scotland’s egg producers are becoming increasingly frustrated over the prospect of finding themselves in a totally unprotected post-Brexit market with the risk that a major part of UK sales will be filled by cheap imports from the USA, South America and Ukraine.
Repeated calls for more scientific research into the links between livestock grazing and carbon sequestration were made at Scotland’s first “ethical” farming conference.