Increased demand for forestry coupled with the decline in margins resulted in hill farm sales in Scotland more than doubling on the year.
The Scottish Farmer this week catches up with Orkney beef farmer, Alistair Watson and ANM's Shetland auctioneer, Ellis Mutch, to find out more on maintaining the links that transport livestock to ...
Northlink's ferry services have been serving the Northern Isles since 2012 when it took over from P and O and in those past 10 years, it has have transported over 1.5m sheep and over 250,000 cattle ...
Private Fraser in Dad's Army, John Laurie, turned the phrase 'we're doomed' into an art form – but it's not one about Brexit you would expect in a newspaper that more than most encouraged a leave vote ...
As the clock strikes midnight and the brand new 2023 is ushered in, few people will regret the end of 2022. It has been a year that in its early months saw the start of the war in Ukraine, moved into ...
After losing his polytunnel during high winds on the Isle of Mull, farmer Iain MacKay served up a timely reminder of farming resilience. Speaking to The Scottish Farmer about the clean-up operation, ...
There is nothing more important than colostrum, since getting it right can be the difference between strong, powerful lambs that never have to touched again or weak lambs, which continually present ...
Christmas decorations are down, the worst of the winter possibly yet to come and bills from December are about to drop on the mat – assuming the post is not on strike. At the bleakest of bleak times ...
In politics when things go wrong, they keep going wrong. This is the situation the government is in and a prime example came in a survey of Conservative Party members on Brexit. This was doubtless ...
News that a single case of BSE has been found on a Dutch farm will have sent shivers down the spines of all who lived through the UK outbreak of the disease which crippled the industry in the mid ...
Police in Devon recreated scenes from the Hot Fuzz film by 'arresting' a swan before taking it away in the back of a police car. The hilarious image shows the stricken bird being taken 'prisoner' ...
There have been few better stockmen than Jack Ramsay, so it was extremely fitting when a bull bred by him and one that took his namesake won ...