Potato enthusiasts from across the country are expected to converge in Coupar Angus on Saturday for the first Strathmore Tattie Day.
Farmers are being reminded to “look out and look up” for power lines when working in fields this spring.
Repeated calls for more scientific research into the links between livestock grazing and carbon sequestration were made at Scotland’s first “ethical” farming conference.
Beavers, badgers and buzzards surpassed even Brexit as a bugbear for the Scottish farming industry at NFU Scotland’s annual conference yesterday when growers from across the country vented their frustration over what they see as a lack of wildlife management by Scottish Natural Heritage.
One of Scotland’s most successful farm co-operatives celebrated 60 years of trading this week by inviting members to view their latest infrastructure investments ahead of the harvest rush.
Defra’s farming minister in charge of Brexit scenario planning has claimed the UK farmers’ unions have overestimated the contingency budget needed to support the sheep sector in the event of a no-deal outcome.
If ever a modern-day example was required to highlight the problem caused by introducing or reintroducing a species to our managed environment without a management plan in place – the presence of unlicensed beavers in Tayside is textbook.
Pedigree breeders and commercial farmers gathered at United Auctions in Stirling for the May instalment of the Stirling bull sales.
Scottish farming turned on style and smiles on the opening day of the Royal Highland Show, but if the findings of a new survey are accurate, the annual spectacle has become an elaborate façade for an industry in crisis.
It is a well-known fact that commodities have not kept up with inflation.