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Farming news

Farming ministers to discuss future policy

February 22 2017

Farm ministers from Scotland, Ireland and Wales will hold a summit meeting with Defra secretary Andrea Leadsom in Edinburgh tomorrow  with the aim of thrashing out a new policy for British agriculture.

Farming news

Call to make ranges unattractive to wild birds

February 17 2017

Only days before Scotland’s free-range poultry are allowed back outdoors following the easing of bird flu restrictions, the Government’s chief vet has appealed to owners to make their range as unattractive to wild birds as possible.

Farming news

FM stands by ban on GM crops

February 8 2017

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has extolled the importance of scientific advice in policy-making yet insists her government had no plans to overturn its ban on the growing of genetically modified (GM) crops.