The pig industry has appealed for border surveillance to be stepped up after DNA fragments of African Swine Fever (ASF) were found in illegally imported meat in passenger luggage at a Northern Ireland airport.
The image of Luing cattle is entwined with the challenging land of their Hebridean heritage, but breed enthusiasts visiting Fife next week will find evidence they are just as suited to the gentler climes of the East Neuk.
A six-year battle to win back the full £160 million of European “convergence” top-up funds owed to Scottish farmers has finally been won – but only if Boris Johnson is elected prime minister.
The farmers’ union has taken meat promotion into its own hands with the launch of a campaign calling on consumers to eat Scotch beef.
Warnings over aggressive new blight strains which can take crops down in days were not lost on dozens of potato farmers who gathered yesterday on the AHDB’s “Spot” monitor farm near Blairgowrie.
A smart camera crop treatment system, designed to enable farmers to reduce standard agrochemical usage by up to 90%, is being developed by Angus-based SoilEssentials.
A sunny summer Saturday turned out to be a mixed blessing for Doune and Dunblane Show.
One of Scotland’s most successful farm co-operatives celebrated 60 years of trading this week by inviting members to view their latest infrastructure investments ahead of the harvest rush.
Tory leadership contender Jeremy Hunt says one of his first tasks as prime minister would be to develop an immigration system that recognises the “distinct needs” of Scottish farming.
Stirling’s Caledonian Marts have teamed up with rural surveyors Davidson & Robertson (D&R) to provide property services for mart clientele.