31 October 14 - Union Response to Smith Commission SubmittedNFU Scotland has submitted its final response to the Smith Commission following a wide-ranging, yet fast-paced, consultation with members over the last three weeks.
29 October 14 - Looking to the Future as a Union After an ‘Incredible’ YearNFU Scotland President Nigel Miller stressed the importance of now looking to the future as he opened the Union’s annual Council, held today (29 October) at Battleby, near Perth.
29 October 14 - Future of Scotland’s Dairy Sector Gets Top Billing at AgriscotThe future direction of the Scottish dairy sector will be debated at next month’s AgriScot event, being staged on Wednesday 19 November at Ingliston, near Edinburgh.
28 October 14 - Starting Gun Fired on Union ElectionsNFU Scotland is now taking nominations for the positions of President and Vice President as current President Nigel Miller’s four years in office comes to an end.
28 October 14 - Union Disappointment at EU Decision on Beef Calf SchemeThe European Union has ruled out Scotland front-loading payments made under the new Beef Calf Scheme that would have supported smaller beef producers, crofters and new entrants.
22 October 14 - Agricultural Holdings, Greening and Constitutional Change on Council AgendaNFU Scotland members will debate agricultural holdings legislation; changes to the Union’s constitution and controversial greening rules when its council meets at SNH Battleby, near Perth on Wednesday 29 October.
17 October 14 - Union Taking Views for Submission to Smith CommissionNFU Scotland is meeting its members around the country as it prepares to put forward its submission to the Smith Commission on further devolution.
10 October 14 - Union Proposes New Farmed Environment ForumNFU Scotland has contacted key Scottish politicians this week asking them to consider a new forum to debate environmental matters that have implications for our farming and crofting sectors.
08 October 14 - Greening Shift to Help Scottish GrowersNFU Scotland has welcomed a Scottish Government announcement that makes the growing of Nitrogen Fixing Crops (NFC) a viable greening option for Scottish farmers. That marks progress in bringing a complete greening package for Scotland forward.
08 October 14 - Funding and Construction Challenges to Feature in on Farm Renewables EventOne of Scotland’s strongest supporters of on-farm renewables, David Smith, is to map out the funding and construction challenges faced when putting an on-farm wind energy plan into practice.
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