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.
Even with the recent spells of rain, the dry weather is set to continue in Aberdeenshire, putting increasing pressure on water supplies and the forecast rain is not expected to replenish supplies sufficiently.
NFU Scotland President Andrew McCornick has released a statement on the spell of good weather we are currently enjoying and the ongoing impact for farmers.
Farmers in the North East of Scotland are gearing up for the fifth annual charity event in memory of the popular agricultural journalist Joe Watson. The Joe Watson Testimonial Stockjudging competition will take place at Dorsell near Alford on Friday 18 May.
A 34-year-old man has been charged after 65 lambs were attacked during a sheep worrying incident near Turriff on Friday
Police Scotland is appealing for information after equipment was stolen from a rural property near Turriff in the early hours of Wednesday morning. A farm in Fyvie was also targetted on Monday night.
The latest Shelf Watch study carried out by NFU Scotland has shown that the Co-operative stores in Turriff & Fyvie along with those in Aberfeldy, Crieff, Newmachar, Fraserburgh and Dyce are selling British Lamb rather than Scottish Lamb. The study also showed that 11 percent of lamb available in Scottish supermarkets is imported – almost […]