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UNION CHIEF STEPS DOWN TO TAKE FOOD & DRINK ROLE

NFU Scotland announced today (Tuesday 31 May) that its Chief Executive James Withers is to join Scotland Food & Drink as its new CEO.   After 12 years with NFUS, three as Chief Executive, Mr Withers will leave the organisation and take up the exciting role at Scotland Food & Drink in September. 

31/05/2011

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GOOD NEWS AS MEPS PLACE PRODUCTION AT CAP’S HEART

NFU Scotland has welcomed the European Parliament Agriculture Committee’s vote on the future of CAP, as the approved report puts food production at the Policy’s heart.  NFUS does, however, have reservations about some aspects of the MEPs’ amended text, in particular their support for an upper limit on direct support.

27/05/2011

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GREENING: COMMISSION MUST TAKE RATIONAL APPROACH

The EU Commission must take a proportionate and rational approach to ‘greening’ of the CAP; NFU Scotland’s combinable crops committee has insisted.

25/05/2011

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SCOTLAND’S SPECIALIST GROWERS GET ON WITH BUSINESS

Scotland’s specialist growers are working hard to put the devastating storms at the start of the week behind them and are sending out a clear message that they are open for business.

25/05/2011

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UNION WELCOMES SUPERMARKET ‘WATCHDOG’ BILL

The presentation to Parliament of a Draft Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill today (24 May 2011) represents another important milestone in ensuring fair supplier-retailer relationships within the groceries sector, NFU Scotland said today. 

25/05/2011

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UNION COMMITTED TO FINDING EID SOLUTION

NFU Scotland is committed to finding a workable solution for Scottish sheep farmers after last week’s revelations that European Commission officials intend to penalise farmers that do not achieve 100 per cent accuracy when reading and recording sheep electronic identification (EID) tags.

25/05/2011

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Union Tries to Untangle EID Red Tape Knot

NFU Scotland staff and office bearers have spent much of the past week in meetings at home and abroad trying to get to the bottom of emerging and worrying developments in the implementation of the new EU sheep electronic identification regulations.

20/05/2011

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NFUS Board Meets Vion in Netherlands

NFU Scotland has heard first hand Vion UK's plans for growing its business to the benefit of Scottish and UK producers.

18/05/2011

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Commission EID Stance Unworkable

Last week’s decision by the European Commission not to accept the need for tolerances when reading Sheep EID tags makes it practically impossible for farmers and the sheep supply chain to adhere to current movement recording rules according to UK and Irish farmers leaders.

18/05/2011

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New Generation Initiative Maps Out Farming Future

The inaugural meeting of NFU Scotland’s New Generation initiative, attended by many of Scotland’s brightest farming talents, has started mapping out the policy priorities for new entrants and young farmers in the industry.

10/05/2011

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