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.
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.