Back in the 1980s, when Sandy Pattullo was at college, asparagus wasn’t seen as a viable crop in Scotland. Nothing daunted, he and wife Heather enjoyed growing asparagus in the garden and when farming friends from New Zealand visited and told them it was the easiest crop on the farm, it ignited an interest in the Pattullos to grow it commercially.
Scottish farmers may be better off leaving fields fallow rather than growing cereals this summer.
Dundee company Stoneridge Electronics stayed in the red last year due to foreign exchange rates negatively impacting on performance.
With lambing fast approaching the past week has been spent getting fertiliser on parks and preparing sheds in case of bad weather for the expectant ladies. The ewes carrying twins and triplets receive concentrate feed and the singles on the hill get energy blocks. Your day soon disappears before they are fed and checked that all is well.
Up to 80% of airgun owners in Scotland could unwittingly become criminals when a new licensing law comes into effect on January 1, experts have warned. Michael Alexander reports.
A bumper harvest has resulted in a pre-tax profit of £2.1 million and a turnaround in financial fortunes for Cupar-based Kettle Produce Limited, a major supplier of fresh produce to UK supermarkets.
The number of new tractors bought in the UK fell by nearly 20% in the first quarter of this year.
Courier Country farmers know progress when they see it, as the world’s first mass-produced four-wheel- drive tractor found a great deal of favour in the fields of the region.
Scotland's farmers are divided over whether to stay in the EU with a "total lack of evidence" on the alternative, MPs have been told.
Ian Galloway CBE, one of the towering figures of Scottish agriculture, has died after a short illness. He was 75.