There is a strong case for land and property taxation reform in Scotland concludes a new report carried out for the Scottish Land Commission (SLC).
Farming truffles locally is potentially highly lucrative, with up to £400 a kilogram currently being paid for the quality product.
The James Hutton Institute’s (JHI) bold ambitions for farming’s future have paid off – big time.
A letter expressing “very grave concern” about the current state of the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS), signed by 120 Royal Highland Show (RHS) members, exhibitors and stewards was sent this week to RHS directors, calling on them to take action.
Perthshire farmer Ian Sands is to stand for election as vice-president of the National Farmers Union (NFU) Scotland.
Farmers who cannot face continuing after Brexit will be able to discuss “tough decisions” and get help to exit the industry in a new programme being prepared by Scotland’s farm advisory service.
Fresh from his win at Livescot on Saturday, Wilson Peters made the journey from Crieff to Thainstone worthwhile by winning the overall champion at yesterday’s Christmas Classic with a home-bred heifer.
Scotland’s chief plant health officer has publicly declared he is at odds with his political masters over their stance on the use of gene editing.
A gung-ho Brexit roadshow swung into Perth this week, manned by farmers’ union leaders who proffered a ready-made farm support regime for roll-out by 2021 or 2022.
Scotland’s farmers have received a wake-up call with the publication of statistics which reveal five people were killed in agricultural accidents in the last 12 months.