Agriculture is one of the biggest industries in our region, and the EU is the world's biggest agricultural trader.Read the full story ›
Around 5000 farmers from across the UK arrived at the Crichton Farm in Dumfries today, to learn about grass production.
The event, ScotGrass, is held every three years to showcase the latest technology and equipment for working with grass.
It's a chance for farmers to learn how they can save, and make more money during tough times in the agriculture industry.
Over 1,000 pupils from schools across the Scottish Borders will be learning all about agriculture and food production today.
The Border Agricultural Society's annual Countryside Day takes place in Kelso.
It's aimed at encouraging young people to consider a career in farming.
A £20,000 grant is available to farmers in Scotland to help them repair man-made flood banks.Read the full story ›
A bull has sold for a world record price at Borderway auction mart in Carlisle.
It went for 140 thousand guineas, the highest price ever paid for a Limousin breed.
It's also a record for any breed in Europe. The animal, sold by a Northern Irish breeder, was bought by a consortium of businessmen.
See footage of the bull below.
Watch Fiona Marley Paterson's full report on the Lyth Valley.
Flood defence pumps at the Cumbrian beauty spot are to be turned off - local farmers are concerned, but conservationists have backed the move:
Pumps defending farms in a Cumbrian beauty spot will be turned off. The RSPB says it'll help wildlife, but farmers are concerned.Read the full story ›
A row has broken out between farmers and conservationists over flood defences in the Lyth Valley in South Cumbria.
The Environment Agency is due to switch off four pumps, which keep the land drained, and farmers and landowners are keen to find a way to run the system themselves.
But conservationists argue that continual drainage will lead to more wildlife being lost.
The Kelso Ram Sale is considered by many to be the biggest, and best known, one-day event of its kind in the world:
I think without boasting it's probably the best known ram sale in the world.
We've 16 rings selling simultaneously it's unique."
This year's Westmorland County Show had a record turnout, the organisers have confirmed.