UK supermarkets and scientists are working together to find ways of reducing potato greening which costs the industry and retailers almost £100 million every year.
The announcement of £3 million towards a new international laboratory for scientists from Dundee and China underlined Scotland's global reputation for potato research at the Potatoes in Practice event.
The Scottish farming industry has claimed there is no public support for a trial reintroduction of the lynx outwith a small band of enthusiasts.
Commercial plant companies in Holland and the Ukraine have committed to a five-year funding programme to help scientists at Invergowrie breed improved varieties of blueberries for European farmers.
It's known in farming circles as the Ribena club.
A group of 14 farming organisations has called on the UK governments to work with devolved administrations and the agricultural industry to pave the way for a new post-Brexit free trade agreement.
A South Australian island farm will be the first location for a new tourism franchise business launched by Auchterhouse farmers, Ross and Caroline Millar.
The group advocating a trial release of Eurasian lynx in the Borders has turned the tables on the sheep industry by proposing that profits from ecotourism could be used to improve lamb welfare.
The UK’s leading potato field event, Potatoes in Practice (PiP), will take place at the James Hutton Institute’s Balruddery Farm near Dundee next week.
Farming and crofting leaders have renewed their appeal to government for urgent changes to be made to the Scottish Upland Sheep Support Scheme (SUSSS).
Highland cattle enthusiasts have been invited to an open weekend in the hills of Strathardle next month.
The operators of farm assurance schemes such as Red Tractor and Quality Meat Scotland were branded "industry parasites" during a debate on post-Brexit farming at Turriff show.
This week, as chairman of the Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs (SAYFC) I was asked for a few words on news that there has been a reduction in the number of young farmers physically working within farming in Scotland and also what I thought could be done to encourage more people into the industry.
When finances are precarious and support is shaky it is useful to have someone on board who can tough it out.
Farm safety could be improved on all farms with the introduction of hi-vis jackets, according to a farming family in Aberdeenshire.
The Government has been urged to include high farm animal welfare standards in any free trade agreements it negotiates after Brexit.
A record entry of 432 Blackface sheep were turned out for the breed's long-anticipated national show at Stirling Agricultural Centre.
During the past year and a half that I have had the privilege of writing a Farmers View for The Courier, I have touched on some of the challenges I have faced as a female involved with agriculture.
Two banks have announced specialist funding packages to support new and expanding agricultural businesses across the UK.
Farmers' union president Andrew McCornick has given a personal account of an accident on his own farm to promote the launch of Farm Safety Week which begins on Monday.