NATIONAL FARMERS UNION SCOTLAND URGES MEMBERS TO SEND CLEAR MESSAGE ON TRANSITION

  NFU Scotland is urging its members to send a clear message to Scottish Government by demanding a managed transition when new CAP rules come...

LOCAL D&G ARTISTS LIVING RURAL MURALS HELP GET REGION ONTO THE MAP

There has been no pulling the wool over the eyes of the national Press this last week by Local artist Helen Ryman from Wigtownshire   Helen...

FERGUSSON HEARS NFUS CAP REFORM FEARS FOR DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY

    Galloway and West Dumfries MSP Alex Fergusson attended an emergency meeting in his constituency, called by the National Farmers Union, to highlight the impact...

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...