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27 August 15 - Innovation and Technology key to Scotland's Biggest Crop

Innovation and technology are key to ensuring Scotland’s biggest crop – barley – can continue to be grown profitably on Scottish farms.
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26 August 15 - NFUS welcomes First Minister on farm to discuss farming crisis

The extent of the issues currently facing the whole of the agricultural industry, compounded by the adverse weather this year, were stressed to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on farm today (Wednesday 26 August).

26 August 15 - Leading organisations issue joint industry guidance on rent reviews

Three leading Scottish agricultural organisations have jointly issued guidance on the important area of rent reviews. The guidance provides an effective framework to minimise any risk to the industry that may arise from conflict around rent increases for tenanted farms.
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25 August 15 - Straw donation to Orkney farmers raises cash for charity

A collective effort between the mainland and Orkney has seen farmers given a chance to bolster their straw supplies whilst raising money for rural charity RSABI.
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25 August 15 - Scottish Government challenged over Greening cost and complexity

NFU Scotland has called on the Scottish Government to tackle the cost and complexity of greening and ease the cross-compliance burden on Scotland’s growers.
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24 August 15 - Inverurie consumers show support for Scotch Lamb at NFUS promotional day

Shoppers in Inverurie showed their support for Scotch Lamb PGI at an NFU Scotland promotional day held on Saturday.
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24 August 15 - Dairy and lamb promotional events proves popular

The excellent food produced by Scottish farmers was showcased to the public on Buchanan Street, Glasgow on Sunday, 23 August.
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21 August 15 - Tempting Scottish shoppers to tasty Scotch lamb

Scotland’s farmers are calling on the Scottish public to take the lamb taste test and rediscover what a fantastic, versatile, tasty meat Scotch lamb is.

20 August 15 - Union calls for councils to ban sky lanterns

NFU Scotland has welcomed a county-wide ban for the use of helium balloons and sky lantern releases at public events by Angus Council.

19 August 15 - Farmers Reminded to Apply for Vehicle Dispensation for Wide and Abnormal Loads

NFU Scotland is reminding its members who transport wide and abnormal loads to apply for an agricultural dispensation.
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