Scottish Government ministers yesterday accused Defra Secretary Andrea Leadsom of ‘deflection and evasion’ after what they claimed was an ‘unproductive’ summit meeting in Edinburgh.
The Government has come under fire over the impact its renewable energy policy is having on livestock farmers.
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.
Brassica producers have been warned diamondback moths are here to stay.
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.
New scientific evidence that consuming berries may have beneficial effects on people with some of the most serious health problems has been presented to soft fruit growers at a meeting in Invergowrie.
Britain's vets have expressed fears that Brexit could compromise long-standing international cooperation on disease surveillance.
A new market has opened up for as many as 12,000 extra lambs to allow Marks & Spencer to meet its promise to sell only Scotch lamb in its stores north of the border.
What you see is what you get.
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.