A few weeks ago Chris Packham, celebrity naturalist, embarked on his latest campaign, the first People’s Walk for Wildlife.
European hobbyists’ love affair with ornamental Highland cattle showed no sign of abating at Oban when at least three of the top-priced lots were bought for new homes across the Channel.
The future of Oban as the venue for sales of Highland cattle has been put in doubt after entries of cows and heifers at the traditional centre plummeted this year.
An initiative to promote and encourage equality, diversity and inclusion in the UK farming industry has launched.
Six months to Brexit: Separation could “cripple” the potato industry and be “the nail in the coffin” for sheep farmers
Import tariffs would “cripple” the potato industry and lead to Holland squeezing out Scotland as a competitor, the boss of Strathmore Potatoes says.
The young farmers’ bale art competition which caught the imagination of the public as they drove past fields decorated with giant straw sculptures last autumn, has been relaunched for a second year.
New Zealand farmer Doug Avery – the author of The Resilient Farmer – together with his wife Wendy are currently touring Scotland speaking to farmers in a wide variety of venues.
The estate at the centre of a major confrontation over the way farm tenants were treated when land was sold has put another 9,000 acres on the market.
Pig industry leaders have warned of the “catastrophic consequences” of a no-deal Brexit which could see exports to the EU blocked but imports continuing to flood in to the country.
Scotland’s farming industry has been put on red alert after the emergence of a new breed of “brazen and determined” thieves who are using brute force and technological knowhow to steal tractors and machinery.