Farms and estates are being urged to get solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays independently assessed as a huge proportion are under-performing financially and could easily be improved.
Owner managed businesses, including farms and businesses in agriculture, are holding back investment decisions and are more pessimistic about the economic outlook than this time last year according to a new report.
The Scottish government has awarded grants worth £6 million to help farmers and other food businesses add value and diversify through the Food Processing Marketing and Co-operation Fund (FPMC).
New government proposals could see the costs of probate soar to nearly 40 times the current fee, leaving executors having to shell out up to £6,000 from their own pocket.
The UK economy expanded at its slowest annual rate in six years in 2018 after a sharp contraction in December.
A new training scheme is being rolled out across the Scottish Borders to help bring more young people into the rural workforce.
One of the UK’s leading glamping accommodation providers, Wigwam® Holidays, has launched its brand new, innovative accessible cabin.
Organic food sales are set to hit £2.5 billion next year as consumer trends up market demand. This news comes as 2018 was recorded as the seventh consecutive year for sector growth, with sales up 5.3%.
In an industry first, the new presenters of BBC Top Gear will be filming an item for the forthcoming series involving three Electric Vehicles (EVs) at the Energy and Rural Business Show this Thursday (7 February).
For the first time ever, more than half of all farmland purchases have been acquired by lifestyle buyers, investors and wealthy individuals.