News Archive December 2016
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.
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