Damned if you do and damned if you don’t.
The long-delayed European convergence funding of £160 million is expected to finally come home to Scotland in the next financial year, beginning in April 2020.
An extra £51.4 million of farm support will come to Scotland over the next two years as a result of the Bew Review into fair agricultural funding allocations across the UK which has been published today.
Perseverance finally paid off yesterday when the chancellor confirmed Scottish farmers will receive £160 million of EU funding owed to them since 2013.
NFU Scotland (NFUS) has launched a survey to find out the permanent and seasonal staff needs of Scottish farm businesses.
Shoppers could soon be able to scan a QR code on a packet of oats to trace their origin and ensure they are gluten-free.
A spate of high-profile farm thefts and repeated assertions that Fife is the rural crime captial of Scotland have led to the formation of a Fife Partnership against Rural Crime.
Britain’s biggest bee farmer estimates he has around a billion workers on his books – give or take a few tens of millions.
Scottish farm leaders have called for immediate publication of a review into farm subsidy allocations across the UK.
Thainstone Mart is delighted to announce the launch of its Think Thainstone campaign.