North-type Blackface rams peaked at £10,000 and South-types made up to £18,000 at the Perth Ram Society sale, held at Stirling Mart.
Scotland’s role in the advancement of the vertical farming movement took another step forward yesterday with the launch of a new research and development facility at the James Hutton Institute campus at Invergowrie.
A former Conservative farming minister concurred with the majority of the industry yesterday when he insisted a no-deal Brexit would be a disaster for agriculture.
A polytunnel once used to grow strawberries has been transformed into a pumpkin paradise on Broadslap Farm near Dunning.
Forestry owners will be offered advice on how to boost the productivity of their woodlands at a free meeting in Stirling later this month.
Farmers and crofters could face serious penalties if they don’t pay closer attention to how they manage workplace risk, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned.
The first official estimates of Scotland’s 2019 harvest predict a yield increase of 26% on last year and a possible rise in production of 29% to 3.2 million tonnes.
If the Boris Johnson Brexit proposal to Brussels is the opening shot in a negotiation, it might have some chance of success.
As businesses increase their digital presence and undertake more activity online, the risk of fraud and theft should be carefully considered with sufficient controls put in place to help minimise the risks posed.
The farming calendar – and some poor planning by my parents back in January 1991 – means I have spent nearly all my adult birthdays sitting inside the cab of a tractor or jostling with a grain blockage in my antiquated grain shed.