Farming news

Cereals and potato farmers in need of rain

July 5 2018

The continued dry hot weather is causing concern for cereals and potato producers in Scotland, and in parts of Central Europe and Scandinavia farmers are warning of the catastrophic consequences of a severe drought.

Farming news

Honeyberry could be the next supercrop

May 25 2018

The ambition to add a fifth berry crop to Scotland’s booming business in strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries has taken a major step forward with the creation of a new honeyberry knowledge transfer partnership between scientists and farmers.