A Perthshire family farming partnership headed by husband and wife Neil and Debbie McGowan has won through to the final of the AgriScot Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year award.
The rolling Fife field of Zulu wheat which has divided farming opinion across the region has yielded an average 4.57t/acre across its 32-acres.
Meat processing company AP Jess plunged further into the red last year as it continued to deal with the impact of a major fire at one of its manufacturing plants in 2017.
A vacancy has opened up for an ambitious farm politician to sit at NFU Scotland’s top table.
The future of Oban as the venue for sales of Highland cattle has been put in doubt after entries of cows and heifers at the traditional centre plummeted this year.
Scotland’s farming leaders yesterday relished the prospect of finally shaking off the shackles of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) as they marked the 365-day countdown to Brexit with the launch of an alternative blueprint for agriculture.
Maltsters are taking a pragmatic approach to nitrogen tolerance in Scottish spring barley this season by accepting samples at up to 1.85 rather than the usual cut-off point of 1.65.
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.
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.
Adversity is something we tackle on a constant basis in Scottish agriculture, be it weather, market prices or personal pressures.