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Director of Policy's Blog - 10 October 2019

The current debate on convergence reminds me of the George Bernard Shaw quote that if all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion writes Director of Policy Jonnie Hall.



New fellowship to bring clarity to the climate change debate - 8 October 2019

A ground-breaking fellowship with NFU Scotland will pull together the scientific evidence around greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and carbon sequestration in agriculture and its impact on climate change.



Vice President's Blog - 27 September 2019

To say last week’s North American/European Union farming conference in Copenhagen was an opportunity to understand what farming is like in other parts of the world is a huge understatement writes Vice President Martin Kennedy.



President's Blog - 23 September 2019

The North American/European Union agricultural conference, held every two years, is not only an opportunity to share views between Europe and America, Canada and Mexico but also to explore the host nation’s industry writes President Andrew McCornick.



Vice President's Blog - 18 September 2019

Agriculture throughout the UK is long overdue some well-deserved recognition for all it provides but is also in desperate need of a revamp of future policy said Vice President Martin Kennedy when he addressed a fringe meeting at the Liberal Democrat Conference in Bournemouth this week.



Head of Policy Team's Blog - 4 September 2019

NFU Scotland is fully committed to building a bright future for the tenanted sector writes Head of Policy Team Gemma Cooper.



Vice President's Blog - 30 August 2019

The dial has now shifted the possibility of the UK exiting the EU without a deal from ‘possible’ to ‘probable’ writes Vice President Martin Kennedy.



NFUS Vice President's Blog - 21 August 2019

When the pressure is on at busy times and you’re tired with a hundred and one things to do, it’s all too easy to forget to make an entry in your farm records. With inspections in full swing, now is the time to make sure everything is complete and up-to-date, says NFU Scotland’s Vice President Charlie Adam



Health and Safety Executive Blog - 19 August 2019

It’s been a frustrating harvest so far for many farmers and everyone is no doubt keen to get going once the weather breaks. Despite this rush to get harvest done as quickly as possible it is important to remember to work safely and methodically, as Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Chair Martin Temple writes in his blog.



Vice President's Blog - 14 August 2019

The BBC nationally need to take a real good look at themselves and start reporting the real facts in a balanced manner instead of misrepresenting views and reports writes Vice President Martin Kennedy.


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