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22 August 14 - CAP Info to Farmers Still Lacking Vital Details

Growers in Scotland have begun planting crops that will be harvested under the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) regime yet they still have not been told what all the rules will be on the so called ‘greening’ measures.   As a result, they are having to make assumptions that may or may not be correct.
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20 August 14 - Farmers All Set for ‘Love Scotch Lamb’ Weekend

Scottish sheep farmers are all set for “Love Scotch Lamb’ weekend (23 and 24 August), when they will be tempting Scottish shoppers with fresh, tasty Scotch lamb at 12 venues around the country.
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18 August 14 - NFU Scotland’s Argyll and Islands Regional Board Meet with Politicians

Rural broadband and concerns for RET scheme and pricing for weighted vehicles on ferries raised

18 August 14 - High Profile Speakers Confirmed for Independence Debate in Lanark

NFU Scotland has confirmed its speakers for the high profile panel who will be debating the issue of independence in Lanark on Wednesday 27 August.
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14 August 14 - Union Slams Retailers Short-Term Vision for Beef

Scottish farmers’ share of the retail price of beef is at its lowest level for almost five years.

13 August 14 - Scotland Must Make More of Malt

NFU Scotland has called on the Scottish Government to help make more of malt and strip away the Scottish cereal sector’s vulnerability to volatility.
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12 August 14 - Scottish Lamb Filling up Shop Shelves Ahead of Campaign

With a major Scotch Lamb promotion due to be launched this month, NFU Scotland’s latest look at supermarket shelves has shown that they are finally starting to fill with Scottish produce.
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07 August 14 - News Release on Behalf of NFU Scotland, NFU Mutual, Health and Safety Executive and Scottish Government

A new partnership is looking to significantly reduce the tragic toll of people who are killed or seriously injured on Scotland’s farms and crofts each year.
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06 August 14 - Journalist Eddie Gillanders Named as North East ‘Unsung Hero’

Well-known agricultural journalist, Eddie Gillanders, has taken the annual ‘Unsung Hero’ award, presented annually by NFU Scotland’s North East Region at Turriff Agricultural Show.

01 August 14 - Scotgov Plans on Greening Still Short on Fine Detail

The fine detail on Scottish Government’s implementation plans for the new CAP regime has met with a mixed response from NFU Scotland.
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