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NEW PARTNERSHIP LOOKS TO MAKE SCOTLAND’S FARMS A SAFER PLACE TO WORK AND LIVE

  A new partnership is looking to significantly reduce the tragic toll of people who are killed or seriously injured on Scotland’s farms and crofts...
BEEF CALF SCHEME PAYMENTS

Cash Flow Boost From Beef Calf Scheme Payments

NFU Scotland has welcomed the news that payments worth £38 million to Scottish beef producers will arrive in farmers’ bank accounts in the coming...

TWO NEW LOCAL FACES JOIN SAC CONSULTING TEAM IN DUMFRIES

Two new additions to the SAC Consulting Team in Dumfries have a lifetime experience of farming in the South West. For Scotland’s Rural College...

NFU SCOTLAND’S RENEWABLE DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE CONTINUES ITS SUCCESS TO INFORM FARMERS

Union initiative gearing up for next phase NFU Scotland’s Renewable Development Initiative (RDI) has continued to be a success over the last six months...

TAG DELAY LEADS TO UNION DEMANDS ON BEEF EFFICIENCY SCHEME

Calls for Scottish Government to update BES applicants immediately NFU Scotland is urging the Government to provide clarity on when applicants to Scotland’s new Beef...

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY FARMERS JOIN RED TRACTOR WEEK PROMOTIONS

Dumfries and Galloway NFU Scotland representatives promoted the Red Tractor Week’s Trust the Tractor campaign at Tesco Extra, Dumfries recently(Friday 18 September). The team spoke...

Police Scotland Warns Farmers About Targeted Fraud Attacks

Farmers are being warned to be extremely wary of any suspicious calls, texts or emails as fraudsters specifically target the agricultural sector as...

Value of Colostrum Highlighted at Dumfries Monitor Farm Meeting

The importance of colostrum has been highlighted as one of the significant lessons learnt by the Dumfries monitor farmers during their monitor farm tenure. John...
INDUSTRY LABOUR REQUIREMENTS

Shortage Occupation List Review Falls Short On Industry Labour Requirements

Publication of the Migration Advisory Committee’s (MAC) review into the shortage occupation list (SOL) does little to address NFU Scotland’s deep concerns regarding the...
High Tech Donation

High Tech Donation Benefits Students at Barony College

Barony Campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) in Dumfries and Galloway have benefitted by receiving a very generous donation from John Deere Forestry.   A high...