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Applications sought for AgriScot Diversified Farm of the Year award

Applications sought for AgriScot Diversified Farm of the Year award

Applications sought for AgriScot Diversified Farm of the Year award

The AgriScot Diversified Farm of the Year award is open to farming businesses able to demonstrate excellence in a diversified farm-based enterprise.


Grants for homes awarded to 13 crofters

Grants for homes awarded to 13 crofters

Grants for homes awarded to 13 crofters

Grants to improve housing or build new homes in some of Scotland’s most marginal communities have been awarded to 13 crofters.


Crofting Commission convener Rod Mackenzie quits over 'ongoing issues'

Crofting Commission convener Rod Mackenzie quits over 'ongoing issues'

Crofting Commission convener Rod Mackenzie quits over 'ongoing issues'

A figure well known across north farming circles has resigned with immediate effect from his role on a body responsible for regulating crofting.


WATCH: Can you find the hidden fairies at John O'Groats?

WATCH: Can you find the hidden fairies at John O'Groats?

WATCH: Can you find the hidden fairies at John O'Groats?

Fairies can be elusive little creatures but the owner of a John O'Groats petting farm invites you to come along to try and spot some.


Poster competition to raise children's awareness of farm safety

Poster competition to raise children's awareness of farm safety

Poster competition to raise children's awareness of farm safety

Children are being urged to make a poster to help highlight issues of farm safety.


Cattle triplets defy the odds on Caithness farm

Cattle triplets defy the odds on Caithness farm

Cattle triplets defy the odds on Caithness farm

Farmer David Coghill from Tofts of Tain, Castletown, was amazed when his six-year-old Simmental cross cow produced a trio of healthy heifer calves.


Greens want 'urgent, radical change' to agricultural support amid climate fears

Greens want 'urgent, radical change' to agricultural support amid climate fears

Greens want 'urgent, radical change' to agricultural support amid climate fears

Green MSP Ariane Burgess has called for "urgent, radical change" to agricultural support to help farmers and crofters reduce their carbon emissions.


Twin Jersey heifer calves arrive at Thrumster Mains after AI programme

Twin Jersey heifer calves arrive at Thrumster Mains after AI programme

Twin Jersey heifer calves arrive at Thrumster Mains after AI programme

Twin Jersey heifer calves have arrived for the first time at the 30-strong pedigree Jersey dairy herd of cattle at Thrumster Mains.


UK ministers 'missing a trick' by failing to follow Scotland's example on livestock worrying

UK ministers 'missing a trick' by failing to follow Scotland's example on livestock worrying

UK ministers 'missing a trick' by failing to follow Scotland's example on livestock worrying

A national sheep-farming group has accused UK ministers of "missing a trick" by failing to follow Scotland's lead in dealing with livestock worrying.


An otter comes under the spotlight in The Highland Vet

An otter comes under the spotlight in The Highland Vet

An otter comes under the spotlight in The Highland Vet

Its all go again at the Thurso vet practice in the latest episode of the hit TV programme –The Highland Vet.


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