07 December 16 - Scottish Government Clarity On Eligibility Of Dual Purpose Breeds For Calf SchemeThe Scottish Government has written to NFU Scotland providing clarity on the eligibility of calves from dual purpose cattle breeds for inclusion in the Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme.
07 December 16 - Scottish Poultry Keepers Prepared for Avian Influenza ThreatScotland’s poultry keepers are well prepared to deal with the threat of highly pathogenic Avian Influenza.
07 December 16 - Rural Crime Day Targeting Farming BusinessesNFU Scotland, in conjunction with Police Scotland, is hosting a farm visit in an effort to encourage farmers to make simple changes to deter thieves.
05 December 16 - Union Voices Disappointment at Members' Business Stream IssuesNFU Scotland has provided evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee, surrounding issues that members have had with Scottish Water and Scottish Water Business Stream.
01 December 16 - Historic Coalition of UK Food Organisations State Access to Single Market and Labour VitalThe largest coalition of food producers in the UK’s history has come together for the first time to call for tariff-free access to the Single Market and continued access to a competent and reliable workforce to allow British food and farming to flourish post Brexit.
30 November 16 - Caring and Sharing at Ayr's Christmas Show and SaleAyr Market’s Christmas Show and Sale will have an added spirit to it this year, as NFU Scotland teams up with a whole host of organisations.
30 November 16 - Candidates Come Forward to Challenge for Presidential ElectionsSix candidates have now confirmed they will stand in NFU Scotland’s Presidential elections in February – three for the President post, and three for the two Vice President posts.
29 November 16 - Support Your Farmers and Crofters by Having a Scottish ChristmasNFU Scotland will be talking to shoppers in the coming weeks to encourage them to make their festivities Scottish and help support the nation’s farmers and crofters.
25 November 16 - Argyll Farmers and Crofters Urged to take Measures to Protect their PropertyArgyll’s farmers and crofters will have the opportunity to obtain advice on farm security and fire safety at Oban’s Christmas calf sale next month.
24 November 16 - Robust Management of Beaver Population EssentialFollowing the long-awaited announcement from Scottish Government about beavers receiving protected status, NFU Scotland insists that proper management of the species is fundamental in order to avoid unacceptable impact on agriculture.
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