Forfar potato machinery manufacturer Scanstone has secured a new export market following a sales mission to New Zealand.
Scotland’s Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs has suggested 2014 will be a “truly momentous year”.
By the middle of February, NFU Scotland will have its own, bespoke history.
Alex Salmond has left David Cameron in little doubt of the mounting fury across Scotland following a Westminster decision to deny millions of euros of EU funding to farmers north of the Border.
The strength and development of Scotland’s meat industry is delicately poised as we approach 2014, according to the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers.
The release of the Scottish Government’s consultation on the implementation of the new Common Agricultural Policy in many ways marks a significant step forward.
The campaign to secure the best possible support package for Scottish farming has moved on from Brussels and Westminster to Edinburgh as implementation of the new CAP moves closer (see above).
They hit the headlines after doing it “Gangnam Style”, and now staff at United Auctions Stirling agricultural centre are set to go viral again.
NFU Scotland has marked its first 100 years in a number of notable ways, not least by means of a Centenary Trust which has already grant aided various educational projects to the tune of £124,000.
In recent months there have been a number of announcements about exciting new potential export markets for red meat.