Government and farming industry patience has finally expired with beef producers who are failing to clean up herds infected with the scourge of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD).
The vertical cliffs, scree slopes and black rock faces of treacherous 3800ft mountains push sheep farming in Glencoe off the scale of the “less favoured” designation .
The professional behaviour of Scotland's land agents has come under the scrutiny of the tenant farming commissioner, Dr Bob McIntosh.
The number of Scottish pigs that can be transported to English slaughterhouses in the wake of the Brechin abattoir fire has been boosted to 12,000 a week following a Department of Transport extension to drivers' hours.
The announcement of £3 million towards a new international laboratory for scientists from Dundee and China underlined Scotland's global reputation for potato research at the Potatoes in Practice event.
The Scottish farming industry has claimed there is no public support for a trial reintroduction of the lynx outwith a small band of enthusiasts.
Commercial plant companies in Holland and the Ukraine have committed to a five-year funding programme to help scientists at Invergowrie breed improved varieties of blueberries for European farmers.
It's known in farming circles as the Ribena club.
A group of 14 farming organisations has called on the UK governments to work with devolved administrations and the agricultural industry to pave the way for a new post-Brexit free trade agreement.
A South Australian island farm will be the first location for a new tourism franchise business launched by Auchterhouse farmers, Ross and Caroline Millar.