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.
A young horticultural researcher who has implemented changes to fruit-growing practices which are already bringing financial benefits as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership, has been awarded the Business Leader of Tomorrow prize.
The Asda/ABP BeefLink steak competition at the Royal Highland Show saw the top honours shared between two competitors.
Living in an English-speaking country is a big disadvantage when it comes to understanding CAP reform, according to Jeremy Moody.
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.
Digging is the key to assessing soil health, according to Lancashire-based consultant James Bretherton but a good nose can help, too.
It seems the latest effort to amalgamate Scotland’s two agricultural winter shows have come to nought.
The regulatory framework is characterised by fear, lack of transparency, and fragmentation, according to Brian Pack speaking at the NFUS annual meeting.
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.