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.
A Perthshire family farming partnership headed by husband and wife Neil and Debbie McGowan has won through to the final of the AgriScot Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year award.
The Scottish Government has called on Defra to put measures in place which would prevent UK producers from importing European-grown seed potatoes in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove has suggested “forces” in the Holyrood government are playing politics with plans to support farmers post-Brexit.
A new campaign aims to end shoppers’ obsession with large eggs.
Renowned local ploughmen Andrew Mitchell, from Forfar, and Dave Carnegie, from Laurencekirk, have proved yet again that their skills are world class with outright wins in their classes at the Scottish Ploughing Championships at Kelso.
Rural economy secretary Fergus Ewing has accused the UK Government of being intent on stopping direct support payments to farmers “just as quickly as they can get away with it”.
A vacancy has opened up for an ambitious farm politician to sit at NFU Scotland’s top table.
This year’s United Auctions Bull Sales in Stirling has seen hundreds of bulls and female cattle on show for farmers looking to replace or invest in new stock.