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Farming news

Farmers call for better wildlife management

February 8 2019

Beavers, badgers and buzzards surpassed even Brexit as a bugbear for the Scottish farming industry at NFU Scotland’s annual conference yesterday when growers from across the country vented their frustration over what they see as a lack of wildlife management by Scottish Natural Heritage.

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Guarantee being sought for funding reinstatement

February 7 2019

Nothing less than a cast-iron guarantee that the Scottish Government will reinstate £65 million of Less Favoured Areas Support Scheme (LFASS) funding in 2020 and 2021 will satisfy industry politicians when Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing addresses NFU Scotland’s annual gathering in Glasgow.

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A herd in young but very safe hands

February 2 2019

Not many young women, at the age of 24, have the opportunity to take on a herd of 250 pedigree cattle, but Stephanie Dick was born and brought up with the Ronick Limousin herd, based at Mains of Throsk, Stirling, and to her it was a natural progression.