A Romanian gangmaster who forced his countrymen to live in squalor and paid them just £30 per month has been found guilty of human trafficking.
A Tayside MSP has warned a recent upturn in exports of Scottish soft fruit could collapse if an expected worker drought comes true.
Pygmy goat babies are causing a stir at a Fife farm.
The top pieces of Scottish straw bale art created in 2018 have been revealed.
The Home Secretary has pleaded with farmers to be patient during a seasonal worker pilot he says will help them “design the ultimate system”.
Desperate farmers will be able to bring in workers from outside the EU under a trial migrant scheme expected to be announced this week.
Footage of a Scots police officer being chased by a cow has gone viral after being shared across social media.
Sir, – Little is said about the actual numbers involved in the fruit picker shortage. The BBC reports there are 9,255 seasonal immigrant farmworkers in Scotland, around 1,500 less than required.
A Mearns fruit farm was forced to leave 100 tonnes of perfectly good crop to rot because of a labour shortage.
Farmer rivalry and parades of top quality livestock may have been at the heart of Saturday’s Kirriemuir Show but this year’s event pulled out all the stops to attract the general public to a varied day of countryside fun and competition.