• SCOTTISH FARMERS and landowners are being advised that treasure found on their land may not necessarily mean a profit if it was not discovered by them.

  • POLICE ARE investigating the deliberate release of 60,000 gallons of slurry from an Ayrshire farm.

  • "AT TIMES of crisis, it is always easy to focus on blame.

  • AS FARMERS For Action stepped up its protests south of the Border this week, Scottish dairy farmers are to be asked their views as to whether such action is justified.

  • A NEW breed of sheep were on show in Ayrshire recently, making local farmers look twice.

  • POULTRY FARMERS have been encouraged to plant trees on their farms and benefit from increased income.

  • TOP CHEFS have been given an insight into how to make the most out of Scotch beef and lamb and reduce waste.

  • THE WAY in which farming interacts with the wider environment should be discussed as part of a new forum to ensure the complex relationship flourishes.

  • THE UK'S largest bull stud is set to reap the benefit of a seven-figure investment into the latest sperm sorting technology.

  • THE RECENTLY announced land tax could actually boost the farmland sector as it will undergo a less dramatic increase than that faced by the residential sector.

  • AN INVESTIGATION is underway after hundreds of tonnes of waste was found disguised as silage bales on a disused farm in Edinburgh.

  • A CAP roadshow will be travelling across Scotland to allow farmers to ask questions about the new policy.

  • AN AYRSHIRE farmer has come top of the crop for his silage cuts beating farmers from across the UK.

  • STUDENT GAMEKEEPERS studying at the Elmwood campus of Scotland's Rural College recently received their Safe Shot Awards after completing coaching in shot gun safety with specialists from the British Association of Shooting and Conservation.

  • Dumfries-based farmer Colin Mair is the first to win the Outstanding Farmer of the Year award from The Co-operative.

  • A PROGRAMME has been launched to give young people the opportunity to work in the food industry.

  • STRONGER MEASURES must be introduced in the wake of the Russian export ban to prevent the industry in some EU states collapsing.

  • FARMERS HAVE been invited to attend free livestock health meetings held across Scotland next month.

  • DAIRY UK has blown apart key aspects of the long-awaited dairy industry code of practice review published this week.

  • Falling milk prices are a real concern for Scottish and indeed all dairy farmers worldwide.