23 April 14 - Speakers Confirmed for NFU Scotland’s EU Election HustingsCandidates from each of the parties standing at next month’s EU election will be represented at NFU Scotland’s hustings events next month.
21 April 14 - Local Farmers Meet MSPs and Police on Raptor DeathsNFU Scotland members have met with their local MSPs to discuss the appalling deaths of 20 birds of prey in the Highlands.
15 April 14 - Agricultural Holdings Review Opens Door to ChangeNFU Scotland believes a complementary package of measures with an independent Land Adjudicator at its core can restore health and vibrancy to Scotland’s land tenancy sector.
10 April 14 - Scientific Evidence Drives 24 Percent Cut in NVZ AreaA Scottish Government consultation launched today (10 April) will significantly reduce the overall area of farmland in Scotland affected by restrictions on nitrate use.
09 April 14 - Beef Scheme Shows Value in Coupled SupportNFU Scotland has welcomed today’s Scottish Government announcement that payments under the Scottish Beef Scheme are to start arriving in beef farmers’ bank accounts from Thursday 17 April.
09 April 14 - Union Teases Out Rough Grazing Options for ScotlandAfter two days of meetings in Brussels with Commission officials, NFU Scotland has committed to working proactively with Europe on identifying CAP delivery options for those in Scotland’s rough grazing region (RGR).
09 April 14 - Union’s Centenary Trust Donations Reach £190,000Projects across the country have now benefited from nearly £190,000 of funds from NFU Scotland’s Centenary Trust.
09 April 14 - UK Unions Spell Out Priorities in European ManifestoNFU Scotland has joined other UK unions in outlining its priorities for the next European parliamentary term.
08 April 14 - Mixed Picture for Scotland’s Growers this SpringIt is a very mixed picture for Scotland’s arable, potato, fruit and vegetable growers this spring.
07 April 14 - Call on Commission to Deliver CAP ClarityNFU Scotland has wasted no time in setting up meetings in Brussels after last week’s disappointing decision on additional coupled support.
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