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Vice President's Blog 23 May 2017

Scotland’s livestock farmers should be joining their arable colleagues and getting behind our campaign for the reauthorisation of the herbicide glyphosate

23/05/2017

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President's Blog - 17 May 2017

A profitable, sustainable future is the big ambition that I have for our farmers, crofters and growers, and yet it needs a balance to allow each sector to develop writes NFU Scotland President Andrew McCornick.

17/05/2017

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CEO's Blog 10 May 2017

Today (10 May) saw the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee question the Scottish Government on the progress being made with the CAP Futures programme. A testy session is how I would describe it, writes NFU Scotland Chief Executive Scott Walker.

10/05/2017

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Vice President's Blog - 2 May 2017

Given the huge commitment Scottish cattle keepers are making to eradicating Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD), is it time to ‘name and shame’ those who risk Scotland’s disease-free plans writes NFU Scotland Vice President Gary Mitchell.

02/05/2017

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Stop the cycle of infection

Nigel Miller, Chairman of Livestock Health Scotland stresses the importance of removing persistently infected animals from Scotland’s herds to assist in eradicating BVD.

17/04/2017

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Vice President's Blog - 11 April 2017

Using my recent media training, which encouraged me to focus on the positive, I wondered how that could be applied to the announcement that a parachute payment will be introduced for our Less Favoured Areas Support Scheme in 2018 writes Vice President Martin Kennedy.

11/04/2017

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Kerry Clark's Blog - Sheep Worrying Event

Three sheep worrying events were held in March 2017 where NFU Scotland teamed up with local officers from Police Scotland and local Council employees.

05/04/2017

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Kerry Clark's Blog - March 2017

In March, RHET Borders Countryside Initiative visited every primary school in the Scottish Borders with a tractor.

05/04/2017

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President's Blog - 29 March 2017

Another year on and our farmers and crofters are still facing the same challenges from the Scottish Government’s IT system, set up to deliver support writes NFU Scotland President Andrew McCornick

29/03/2017

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CEO's Blog 20 March 2017

Food and drink exports from Scotland are again being hailed as a great success story. Last year a record £5.5 billion was exported. This creates wealth for Scotland and jobs. Around one fifth of all the manufacturing jobs in Scotland are part of the food industry.

20/03/2017

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