Scotland’s First Minister cosied up to the farming industry in Glasgow and assured producers it was in their best interests for her Government rather than Westminster to control post-Brexit agricultural policy and spending.
Farmers and landowners have been warned against selling land for development before applying rigorous future-proofing tests.
The National Sheep Association (NSA) has seized on the news that a Eurasian lynx escaped from a Welsh zoo and killed seven sheep after several days in the wild.
The new spring malting barley variety Laureate has won official approval for malt distilling and brewing
Four prime farms in the productive Howe of Fife have gone on the market with a price tag of £14.2 million.
A long-standing row over around who should benefit from around £1 million of red meat levy paid by Scottish farmers is expected to be resolved within weeks.
One of Stirling bull sales top honours went home to Glenisla's Doldy Farms when their heifer won the reserve supreme Beef Shorthorn championship on her first ever outing.
Speculation is growing that new Defra Secretary Michael Gove will attend next week's Royal Highland Show.
Almost 300 pupils from seven primary schools in Fife got a taste of sheep shearing, forestry and a host of other rural activities during a visit to Gilston Mains farm near Leven.
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.