IMPORTANCE OF ADVISORY SERVICE IN NEXT SRDP STRESSED IN LETTER TO CAB SEC

NFU Scotland has written to Cabinet Secretary Richard Lochhead to highlight the importance of the advisory services element of the next Scottish Rural Development...

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY SUCCESS AT EUROPEAN SUSTAINABLE ENERGY WEEK

  At an award ceremony in Brussels on 25th June 2014 the Region of Dumfries and Galloway was recognised as a leader in sustainable energy.Community...

CALL FOR CAP TIMELINES TO BE ESTABLISHED

  Information needed by Scottish growers in July NFU Scotland is calling on the Scottish Government to put timelines in place when it expects information on...

CAP REFORM PROCESS CAN REDUCE COMPLIANCE BURDEN

  Farmers Union believes simplification still deliverable NFU Scotland believes that Scotland’s CAP decision-making process can deliver simplification and reduce the red tape burdens at both...

ACTION ON GROWING GEESE NUMBERS NEEDED NOW

  NFU Scotland has used an evidence session in the Scottish Parliament to call for a step change in pace and emphasis in efforts to...

D&G COUNCIL ANNOUNCE RESPONSE TO CAP REFORM

Response to Common Agriculture Policy announcement The Scottish Government has announced its Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) which will reduce the amount of money paid to...

SUPERMARKETS ARE SWITCHING TO SCOTCH

  However ScotchWatch shows some retailers slow to react to surge in Scottish lamb supplies NFU Scotland’s ScotchWatch, which regularly monitors Scottish supermarket shelves, has found...

VIEWS FROM D&G SOUGHT FOR SCOTLANDS RURAL PARLIAMENT

Setting the agenda for Scotland’s first Rural Parliament Views from Dumfries & Galloway sought for Scotland’s first Rural Parliament! People who live and work in...

SCOTTISH DAIRY HUB SPRINGS TO LIFE

Scottish Dairy Hub springs to life A Scottish Dairy Hub has been launched to offer the country’s dairy farmers a trusted single point of contact...

COMMON AGRICULTURAL POLICY CHANGES COULD HIT D&G HARD

Agricultural policy could impact on region Our Council has written to the Scottish Government in advance of their forthcoming announcement on changes to the Common...