News Archive July 2014
23 July 14 - Biomass Investment Slashes Grain Drying Costs by 70 PercentWith harvest underway, the good news for one Arbroath farmer is that investment in two batch boilers has slashed any potential grain drying costs by around 70 percent.
22 July 14 - Union Launches Campaign to Support Farmers with DyslexiaNFU Scotland is calling for cross-party support for a campaign to raise awareness of the problems faced by farmers with dyslexia.
22 July 14 - Union to Host Independence Debate in Castle DouglasNFU Scotland will be hosting a panel of high-profile speakers as it continues its roadshow of independence debates at an event in Dumfries and Galloway on Tuesday 29 July.
17 July 14 - Speakers Confirmed for Independence Debate in Dingwall Next WeekNFU Scotland has confirmed its speakers for the high profile panel who will be debating the issue of independence in Dingwall on Wednesday 23 July.
16 July 14 - Commitment to Renewables Slashes Fossil Fuel CostsA contemporary Borders family farming business that specialises in arable crops and free-range eggs has renewable energy generation at the heart of its successful operation.
16 July 14 - Clarity on Greening Measures Needed NowWith combines starting to roll, thousands of Scottish farmers remain frustrated at the lack of information on how they will be required to meet the greening element of the new CAP.
15 July 14 - Scotland’s Farmers Team Up with Air Ambulance Charity to Launch a New Emergency Incident InitiativeA potentially life-saving initiative to help rural workers pinpoint their exact location in an emergency is being launched by NFU Scotland and Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA), working alongside the Scottish Ambulance Service.
10 July 14 - High Profile Panel to Debate Independence in DingwallNFU Scotland will be hosting a panel of high-profile speakers as it continues its roadshow of independence debates at an event in the Highlands on Wednesday 23 July.
08 July 14 - NFU Scotland to Host North East Independence DebateNFU Scotland is to host a debate on independence for the farming community in the North East on Thursday 17 July, marking 62 days to go until the referendum.
07 July 14 - Importance of Advisory Service in Next SRDP Stressed in Letter to Cab SecNFU Scotland has written to Cabinet Secretary Richard Lochhead to highlight the importance of the advisory services element of the next Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP).
02 July 14 - Union Urges For Ongoing Lack of Trust to be AddressedNFU Scotland has expressed disappointment at the recent prices cuts by milk buyers, as it urges that an ongoing lack of trust on pricing must be addressed if the UK is to be genuinely competitive in a growing global market.
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