07 March 14 - Encouraging Demand For Union’s Big Debate In StirlingNFU Scotland has had an overwhelming demand for tickets for its high-level independence referendum debate, taking place later this month.
07 March 14 - Union Takes To The Road On Agricultural HoldingsIn response to the Agricultural Holdings Review Group’s recent call for evidence, NFUS is holding a round of meetings for tenant, owner-occupier and landlord members.
06 March 14 - New faces head up Union's Pigs and Poultry Working GroupsTwo Aberdeenshire farmers are to head up NFU Scotland’s pigs and poultry working groups after the long-serving chairmen of both groups recently stepped down.
05 March 14 - Rural Development Measures Must DeliverNFU Scotland has mapped out its vision for a simpler, re-prioritised and more accessible rural development scheme that can deliver for Scotland’s food and farming sectors, its rural economy and its environmental well-being.
04 March 14 - Producers Must Not Carry the Can for Milk Price WarNFU Scotland is adamant that dairy farmers must not carry the can for the milk price war being waged between UK supermarkets.
03 March 14 - Perthshire Flooding Underlines Need for Action PlanNFU Scotland has used a visit to a flood-hit farmer in Perthshire to renew its call for key stakeholders to get round the table and start planning to minimise the impact that flooding is having on farmland around Scotland.
26 February 14 - Union Lays Out CAP Priorities to Holyrood CommitteeNFU Scotland has used an evidence session in the Scottish Parliament to lay out the many challenges faced by Scottish Government in delivering a new area-based support scheme to Scottish agriculture.
26 February 14 - Coupling Headroom Could Deliver for the HillsNFU Scotland and NSA Scotland have welcomed the increased headroom on Scotland’s coupled budget, as negotiated with Defra and the European Commission, as a game changing development.
25 February 14 - National Conference to Focus on Goose Management
25 February 14 - Big Rural Referendum Debate Secures Leading Line UpLeading politicians and farming campaigners will be on the platform at NFU Scotland’s high-level independence referendum debate in Stirling next month.
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