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Cabinet Secretary NR132-16

25 May 16 - Union Meets New Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy

NFU Scotland has met with Fergus Ewing MSP, the newly appointed Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity at Holyrood this morning (Wednesday, 25 May).
Milk Bottles

24 May 16 - Union Asks Retailers to Drive Demand for Milk

Following a successful farmer-led campaign in Devon, NFU Scotland has written to the nation’s biggest supermarkets asking them to reposition fresh milk in their Scottish stores as a healthy alternative to fizzy drinks.

20 May 16 - Union and Young Farmers Come Together to Look at Future Farming For Success

An innovative event looking at the future of farming has seen Scotland’s farming union and young farmers look to further strengthen ties in the future.

20 May 16 - Confidence Being Sapped from Livestock Sector Due to Low Farm Gate Prices

The main farming unions representing livestock farmers in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland have met to discuss key issues affecting the cattle and sheep sectors.
News Release 128-16

20 May 16 - Commissioner Urged to Drive Forward Simplification Agenda

European Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Phil Hogan was urged to drive forward his ‘simplification’ agenda as he visited a West Lothian farm this morning (20 May).
EU Debate

20 May 16 - Political Heavyweights Debate EU Referendum

Two political heavyweights have driven forward the debate on what the forthcoming EU referendum could mean for Scottish farmers and crofters.

19 May 16 - Union Meets First Milk to Discuss its Scottish Milk Field

NFU Scotland has met with First Milk to discuss the farmer-owned businesses’ turnaround plan and what that means for its Scottish members.

19 May 16 - UK Farming Unions Criticise Unnecessary Delay on Glyphosate

The UK farming unions have today (19 May) criticised the delay regarding a decision on the reauthorisation of glyphosate for the second time.

19 May 16 - Scottish Government Slammed in Damning Audit Report

The Scottish Government programme set up to deliver CAP support to the agricultural industry continues to fail Scotland’s farmers and crofters at a growing cost to taxpayers.

18 May 16 - Union Welcomes New Look to Scottish Cabinet

NFU Scotland has welcomed a new look to the way Scottish Government will drive forward Scotland’s rural economy in the years ahead.
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