Farmers will be paid for “public goods” such as protecting water and air quality, boosting wildlife and tackling climate change under new laws for agriculture.
A commitment by the UK Government to spend almost £3 million on farms has been welcomed in the north-east
An MP has called for a seasonal farm worker scheme to increase to accommodate the demands of the Scottish agriculture industry.
Power tools, farming equipment and whisky worth more than £10,000 have been stolen from a farm in the north-east.
When you’ve worked in farming for your whole life, it’s more than a business – it’s in the blood, says Steven Innes, whose Highland farms are among Graham’s the Family Dairy partners supplying customers in Aberdeen.
A north-east farmer has joined forces with a technology company to design a smartphone app which aims to cut agricultural deaths.
A new partnership will give north-east students the chance to gain “real world” farming experience.
Lessons from 20th century Aberdeenshire could help ‘keep money in rural economy’ says Lord Inglewood
Rural economies could improve by taking inspiration from early 20th-Century Aberdeenshire, a lord has suggested.
Scientists are working to breed sheep which produce less greenhouse gases in order to reduce their impact on the environment.
The Prime Minister visited a farm in the north-east on a trip to Scotland to announce extra funding to be made available for farmers.
Bad weather is threatening to blight the harvest in the north-east, according to a leading farming union.
North-east residents are being invited to learn more about historic farming practices in the area.
Developing farming systems with crops that “like their feet wet” could help protect soils and cut carbon emissions from peat-rich areas, experts have said.
New technology that could help farmers quickly spot diseases in plants using smartphones has been developed by researchers.
An Aberdeen university group is aiming to reduce deaths in the farming sector – by looking at the airline industry.
Scientists have identified a new technique to help plants grow with less water.
When it comes to choosing quality meat, nothing gives Aberdeenshire farmer David Barron more satisfaction than buying his own beef at the local butcher.
Scientists are using facial recognition technology to assess pigs’ emotional states in a project to help improve animal wellbeing.
North-east farming union members have met Cabinet minister Michael Gove and MP for Moray Douglas Ross to discuss how Brexit will affect the industry.
A north-east farming family has been nominated for a beef award.
Sheep trade has proven positive in the north-east, according to a report.
To coincide with this weekend’s Turriff Show we’ve searched our archives for some of our favourite images of the event taken over the past few decades.
Former JLS Star JB Gill has thrown his weight behind an initiative to improve farm safety for both staff and children after it emerged agriculture is still one of the most dangerous industries to work in.
A rise in drone usage in the oil and gas industry and in Scotland’s farming industry could help to deliver a £42 billion boost to the UK economy by 2013, a new report has forecast.
Hundreds of people flocked to the North-east after a farmer’s invitation to meet newborn lambs went viral.
The number of livestock worrying incidents in Scotland has more than doubled in nine years, police statistics reveal.
Organisers of the Turriff Show praised crowds who turned out for the event despite poor weather.
A world-famous Scottish show has chosen to promote Aberdeenshire to its tens of thousands of visitors.
A community initiative encouraging people in the North-east to grow their own potatoes has celebrated a successful start.
Cows across the North-east are being fitted with pedometers in an attempt to enhance the breeding process.