The organisers of the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) have made it clear to Defra officials that they expect details of a new British farming policy to be fleshed out when Environment Secretary Michael Gove addresses the event later this week.
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.
Nine Scottish livestock organisations have committed to getting a voluntary electronic tagging (EID) pilot scheme in place by the end of 2018.
The quest for Scotland’s next multi-million pound potato success story moved a step closer this week with the harvesting of bespoke trials in a Perthshire field.
Hundreds of cattle farmers who committed to the Scottish Government’s Beef Efficiency Scheme (BES) have now opted out.
They use quads rather than jingle bell sleighs to get around the wintry slopes of “Wild Farm” in Glenlivet.
The Chancellor’s plans to facilitate the building of 300,000 new homes by the mid-2020s have been welcomed by specialist rural insurer NFU Mutual which said they could lead to opportunities for farmers.
The Scottish Government's own efficiency has been called into question over the handling of the new £45million Beef Efficiency Scheme (BES).
Farmers, crofters and pig keepers have been reminded not to feed kitchen scraps to pigs.
I’m a 30-year-old dairy farmer with a hugely supportive wife and a hilarious two-year-old son who all got a little bit shafted in the milk price depression 18 months ago.