Thursday, April 25, 2019

ITALY FINE A SLAP IN THE FACE FOR SCOTTISH EGG PRODUCERS

  Europe’s decision to impose a paltry fine on Italy for defying the ban on laying cages is a slap in the face for Scottish...

NEED FOR THE RIGHT CAP DEAL FOR DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY

  National Farmers Union Scotland meets local politicians and councillors on role of farming As Scotland enters the final stages in deciding how new support schemes...

AGRI-RENEWABLES GETS A PLATFORM AT ALL ENERGY

  NFU Scotland’s Renewable Development Initiative (RDI) is helping Scottish farmers and land managers fulfil their energy generating potential. Speaking at All-Energy, a two-day renewable energy...

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...