UNION CALLS FOR A ‘CAN DO’ ATTITUDE ON CAP

  NFU Scotland has called on Scottish Government to adopt a ‘can do’ attitude on implementing CAP Reform to ensure precious support funding is focussed...

ELIGIBLE LAND RULES OFFER PRECIOUS SIMPLIFICATION IN CURRENT CAP PROPOSALS

  Scottish Government is being urged to adopt new land eligibility rules in its future CAP schemes and help reduce the red tape burden on...

NATIONAL FARMERS UNION SCOTLAND IN EUROPE ON FUTURE OF SUPPORT IN LESS FAVOURED AREAS

UNION IN EUROPE ON FUTURE OF SUPPORT IN LESS FAVOURED AREAS While the domestic focus in Scotland is on delivering direct (Pillar 1) support, NFU...

NATIONAL FARMERS UNION SCOTLAND TO WORK WITH WHOLESALERS ON BEEF MARKETING

  NFU Scotland is to work with the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW) on a strategy to address the pressure on price and marketing...

SCOTTISH FARMERS UNION ON THE ROAD ON NITRATE PROPOSALS

UNION ON THE ROAD ON NITRATE PROPOSALS Meeting to be held in Stranraer  for farmers The Scottish Government consultation on changes to the boundaries of the...

SCOTCHWATCH HIGHLIGHTS POSITIVE DEVELOPMENTS ON SHOP SHELVES

  NFU Scotland’s regular look at the availability of Scottish meat on Scottish retailer shelves has highlighted some positive developments. ScotchWatch tracks retailer commitment to making...

MILK PRICE FALLS MUST NOT IGNORE LONG TERM POTENTIAL

  National Farmers Union alarm as farmers fail to get fair share of strong dairy markets As milk processors begin to cut the price paid to...

NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO CURB DOG FOULING ON AGRICULTURAL LAND TO BE LAUNCHED

  NFU Scotland leads discussions with local farmers on irresponsible access by dog walkers A Scotland-wide campaign to get dog owners to clean up after their...

STRANRAER SHOW ANNOUNCES 2014 JUDGES

2014 Judges   Judges for the 2014 Show are as follows; Galloway Cattle:                      Mrs A. Finlay, Blackcraig, Corsock, Castle Douglas   Native Beef Breeds:                Mr K. Dunlop, Hillhead...

NFU MEMBERS’ SURGERIES FOR DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY

  Dumfries and Galloway Region is to pilot a new initiative that will give members the opportunity to speak to the Union’s officeholders and staff...