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.
On May 1, the Eurasian beaver population in Scotland will receive protection under Scots law as a European protected species.
The importance of securing an agricultural workforce and a Brexit deal with the EU was rammed home to new UK environment secretary Theresa Villiers on her first official visit north of the border.
A leading Fife farmer has warned that the spate of tractor thefts in the area by organised criminal gangs has the potential to escalate into a “danger to life and limb”.
Nine Scottish livestock organisations have committed to getting a voluntary electronic tagging (EID) pilot scheme in place by the end of 2018.
Farmers are being reminded to “look out and look up” for power lines when working in fields this spring.
Tenant farmers in Scotland have been given new confidence to seek help in disputes with their landlords following the successful resolution of a controversial case in the Borders.
Scotland’s first on-farm micro-maltings has started production at Demperston Farms near Auchtermuchty.
Arable farmers have been told to stop wasting time being defensive about the inevitable loss of agrochemicals and instead accept they will have to adopt new crop protection techniques.
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.