Scottish Land Commission chairman Andrew Thin has described Buccleuch Estates’ treatment of a tenant farming couple as “unreasonable” in the ongoing dispute over ending the tenancy to make way for trees.
Farming leaders have issued a renewed plea to the industry to make safety a priority.
An independent review into how agriculture funds should be distributed fairly to farmers in Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland when the UK leaves Europe has been launched by Defra.
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.
Tenant farming activists have welcomed a Scottish Land Court ruling which has refused a landlord permission to evict a tenant to make way for a controversial £250 million film studio.
Almost a sixth of Scottish farm tenants who responded to a government survey have described the quality of their housing as poor or very poor.
An initiative to promote and encourage equality, diversity and inclusion in the UK farming industry has launched.
Scottish farmers’ long-standing hopes of getting their fair share of £160 million of EU funds appear to have been dashed by Defra and the UK Treasury.