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Parliamentarians Pitch in as Pickers to Highlight Shortfall in Scottish Seasonal Workforce

With high quality crops of Scottish soft fruit now going to waste because of a shortfall in seasonal staff, members of Westminster’s Scottish Affairs Committee joined NFUS officeholders and staff on a Perthshire soft fruit farm to call for urgent action.

20/07/2018

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Final Day of Farm Safety Week Sees Union Tackle Accidents with Overhead Powerlines

Today marks the last day of Farm Safety Week, with one Fife farmer talking about the dangers of overhead powerlines.

20/07/2018

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President's Blog - 19 July 2018

As the bad weather of the winter turns into a dangerously dry summer, NFU Scotland President Andrew McCornick reflects on the importance of farmers and crofters looking after their mental health, even when things get tough.

19/07/2018

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Mental Health and Wellbeing just as Key as Physical Health and Safety on Farms

Health and safety on farms takes many different forms, one which is too often ignored is mental health and wellbeing. Agriculture is an industry which has a difficult relationship with good mental health and the willingness to seek help for it. That is why this year’s Farm Safety Week includes a day highlighting the importance of good mental health and wellbeing, and who you can speak to if you need help.

19/07/2018

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Union in Westminster During Momentous Brexit Week

In a momentous week of successive votes on Brexit and a challenging period for the UK government, NFU Scotland has returned to Westminster to meet with MPs and government officials to discuss Brexit.

18/07/2018

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Quad Bike Safety Paramount as Carelessness Causes Accidents

Quad bikes can be a useful piece of equipment on any farm, allowing farm workers quick and easy access to parts of the farm which otherwise could be a time-consuming hassle. But when it is not used properly or with the appropriate safety equipment, in particular a helmet, it can lead to serious injury and even death.

18/07/2018

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Vice President's Blog - 17 July 2018

Mandatory dairy contracts are a ‘hot topic’ in the UK but things got even hotter when NFU Scotland joined other UK stakeholders in a study trip to Spain to look at its experience with mandatory regulated contracts writes Vice President Gary Mitchell.

17/07/2018

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Take Measures to Protect Children When Visiting Farms and Crofts

Farms and crofts can be fantastic places for children to grow up on and visit, but they can often be dangerous.

17/07/2018

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Precautions when Working with Livestock Highlighted

Today (Monday 16 July) Farm Safety Week gets underway with a specific focus this year on not only physical safety, but also mental health and wellbeing. This year’s slogan - Your Health. Your Safety. Your Choice. – raises awareness of the importance of good mental health and the increased potential for accidents to occur when farmers or crofters aren’t in the right frame of mind.

16/07/2018

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Vice President's Blog - 13 July 2018

It's incredible the difference the weather makes to not only the practice of farming and crofting but also to the moral of all those who are involved. The past few weeks have been a world apart from where we were late last summer to spring 2018.

13/07/2018

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