Repeated calls for more scientific research into the links between livestock grazing and carbon sequestration were made at Scotland’s first “ethical” farming conference.
The latest TV advert to promote Scotch Beef will premiere at cinemas across Scotland this week.
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.
The Scottish fruit industry’s wooing of Romanian and Bulgarian pickers looks like it has paid off for this season.
A new field-based arable event for Scotland, focusing on innovative and sustainable farming, is to be staged at Balruddery Farm, Invergowrie, on July 2.
A promise to work with the industry to reverse the decline in cattle numbers was given yesterday by Scotland’s rural economy secretary Fergus Ewing.
We have probably all heard about the decision in the Monsanto Roundup case in the US, where that most fickle of all judges, an American jury, found that Monsanto had concealed the risks inherent in using Roundup.
Pedigree breeders and commercial farmers gathered at United Auctions in Stirling for the May instalment of the Stirling bull sales.
Scots led the form at the Scottish Blackface Sheep Shearing Championships at Lochearnhead when two natives headed up the open final and won the annual test match versus New Zealand.
Nothing less than a cast-iron guarantee that the Scottish Government will reinstate £65 million of Less Favoured Areas Support Scheme (LFASS) funding in 2020 and 2021 will satisfy industry politicians when Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing addresses NFU Scotland’s annual gathering in Glasgow.