A prolonged three-year low in the beef price is seriously impacting the incomes of farms and crofters across the country, warns NFU Scotland.
NFUS Vice President Martin Kennedy writes, Appreciate us or lose us as he uses his blog to highlight the uphill battle Scotland’s farmers and crofters are facing trying to continue to provide a public good while being met with constant pressure.
Officers from Police Scotland are urging rural business and landowners to be vigilant following a number of thefts.
North East farmers gear up for the sixth annual stock judging contest in memory of Joe Watson
To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, former NFU Scotland Pigs Committee Chair Kevin Gilbert discusses some of the issues which he has faced with mental health in farming.
Officers from Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a Portek Scatterbird and battery which happened from a field near Fyvie between Sunday 7 and Tuesday 9 April 2019.
NFU Scotland has backed the launch of a public consultation on this issue of attacks on livestock by dogs.
Partners and children can now be added at no cost to your NFU Scotland Farming or Crofting membership
After a long, cold, wet winter suddenly turned into the joint hottest summer on record for the UK, Scottish farmers feared the worst for their 2018 harvest but NFUS are reporting better than expected crop yields but straw yields down year-on-year.
Secret shoppers from NFU Scotland counted over 2,500 packs of Scottish lamb, identifying which of the big supermarkets were sourcing the most Scottish and home-produced lamb.