In the third instalment of our island depopulation series, The Ferret visits North Ronaldsay to find out how small islands might be able to grow their populations.
Nearly 90,000 chickens and other birds have been culled in Scotland to prevent the spread of the UK's worst ever bird flu outbreak, The Ferret can reveal.
Scots farmers are facing cost rises of up to 200 per cent and warning a tsunami of escalating prices could mean further price rises in shops - and even food shortages leading to “civil unrest”.
Scotland’s Rural College criticised for preventing future generations from developing agricultural skills by selling off a key Ayrshire campus.
Rules for the live export of animals in Scotland must be improved to match new standards proposed for England and Wales, say critics.
The growing size Scotland’s dairy herds could boost ammonia gas pollution, which contributes to millions of deaths worldwide, experts have warned.
Claim 60 per cent of Scots farmers voted for Brexit, Tories and against independence is Mostly False
Ferret Fact Service looks at a viral image making a number of claims about the voting record of Scottish farmers.
The Scottish Government is facing unprecedented pressure to overhaul its plans to cut climate pollution from farming from a powerful alliance of food and environment groups.
Energy watchdog launches investigation into revelations that Scottish farmers failed to get planning permission for ‘green’ boiler systems.