Farming news

Farming news

Work needed to bring beef ‘back from brink’

July 23 2019

Farming leaders say the measures required to bring the UK beef industry “back from the brink” rely on supermarkets, meat processors and the food service sector stimulating demand and guaranteeing transparency by putting the country of origin on their labels.

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Fife focus for Luing cattle breeders outing

July 13 2019

The image of Luing cattle is entwined with the challenging land of their Hebridean heritage, but breed enthusiasts visiting Fife next week will find evidence they are just as suited to the gentler climes of the East Neuk.

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Johnson pledge over convergence funds

July 12 2019

A six-year battle to win back the full £160 million of European “convergence” top-up funds owed to Scottish farmers has finally been won – but only if Boris Johnson is elected prime minister.