Tracking the health, welfare and performance of livestock on Scotland’s hill farms could soon become easier thanks to a next-generation ear tag which provides real-time data on animal behaviour from up to 10 miles away.
Scotbeef Inverurie is on track to complete construction of its new abattoir by the end of 2020.
Scotland’s largest machinery ring, Ringlink, is preparing to open a new office in Fife next month.
A European thinktank has for the first time published an assessment of which member states do best from the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
The Moredun Research Institute (MRI) will hark back to its origins with the launch next year of a “Moredun Bus” that will tour farms and organisations across the UK, spread the latest messages on livestock disease and raise funds for new scientific appointments.
NFU Scotland vice-president Martin Kennedy is urging his peers to support rural charity RSABI.
Is the biggest failing of the red meat sector, and probably the wider farming industry, the fact that most farmers do not actually sell the end product?