Braco Show’s wet weather suited the day’s star entertainers, the Quack Commandos, down to the saturated ground, but downpour after downpour proved a serious challenge to sheep, cattle, horse and goat breeders.
Livestock post-mortem examination (PM) facilities are to be axed in Perth and Ayr from next year in a cost-cutting move announced by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).
A six-week marketing campaign aimed at inspiring consumers to buy Scotch lamb will be launched on Monday.
Fuel processing giant Petroineos has called farmers to a meeting to discuss growing industry concerns that red diesel is causing damage to farm machinery.
Beef calf scheme support payments should be increased to £250 for every beef calf produced, according to the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW).
Newly-published guidance about tree planting on tenanted land appears to have done little to mitigate tenant farmers’ suspicion of forestry.
Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) allows you to deduct the full value of a qualifying item from your profits before tax and can be claimed on most plant and machinery up to the AIA amount.
The fuel crisis that is causing clogged diesel filters on tractors, lorries and other machinery appears to be getting worse on Scottish farms.
Scottish farmers and crofters are being encouraged to get involved with this year’s Open Farm Sunday (OFS) event.
Scotland’s meat wholesalers say they will not tolerate any increase in the cost of policing their sector.