It was a day of glory for Aberdeenshire breeders at the Stirling Bull Sales, where north-east herds dominated all the top slots on the Aberdeen-Angus prize-winners’ board.
Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) allows you to deduct the full value of a qualifying item from your profits before tax and can be claimed on most plant and machinery up to the AIA amount.
One of the biggest arable farming units to come on the market in Perthshire in recent years is for sale with a price tag of £7.6 million.
Special strawberries from Perthshire and Angus will make their mark in supermarkets across the UK and on the streets of Edinburgh this weekend.
Scottish farmers and crofters are being encouraged to get involved with this year’s Open Farm Sunday (OFS) event.
A powerful Aberdeen-Angus bull sporting a third prize rosette broke through the ranks to sell for 25,000gns at a breed sale which picked up momentum after a sticky start to trade.
The new year has started out in a very shouty fashion with #Veganuary coming out of the starting blocks hard.
As the cream of Scotland’s livestock goes on parade at Ingliston, the Royal Highland Show’s main sponsors have called on farmers to examine the opportunities for land outwith traditional agriculture.
Newly-published guidance about tree planting on tenanted land appears to have done little to mitigate tenant farmers’ suspicion of forestry.
Despite enormous increases in farm output during the UK’s years in the EU, the country’s recent slip down the productivity league tables is unlikely to be addressed by “making life tougher” for producers.