NFU Scotland

Unsung Hero award presented by NFU Scotland

Unsung Hero award presented by NFU Scotland

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland’s North East members presented their annual ‘Unsung Hero’ award to Patrick Sleigh at a reception...

August 7, 2022

Charolais farmer joins NFU Scotland policy team

Charolais farmer joins NFU Scotland policy team

Charolais farmer Lucy McGillivray has joined the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland to lead on issues around labour, employment, education,...

July 31, 2022

NFU Scotland to take policy show online

NFU Scotland to take policy show online

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland is inviting those who were unable to take part in the Union’s roadshow tour...

June 25, 2022

Calls for Scottish gov to bring forward support payments

Calls for Scottish gov to bring forward support payments

A number of agricultural and rural organisations in Scotland have written, signed and sent a letter to government, calling for...

May 26, 2022

NFU Scotland hits the road to discuss future agricultural policy

NFU Scotland hits the road to discuss future agricultural policy

NFU Scotland are on the road with a series of 12 events to discuss future agricultural policy in Scotland. The...

May 22, 2022

NFU Scotland’s 12 roadshows kick-off this month

NFU Scotland’s 12 roadshows kick-off this month

The National Farmers Union (NFU) Scotland will be bringing a series of events of the road this May and June....

May 3, 2022

NFU Scotland appoints new manager for Argyll and the Islands

NFU Scotland appoints new manager for Argyll and the Islands

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland has appointed Lauren Worrell as the new regional manager for Argyll and the Islands....

April 20, 2022

Standard Pig Price must break £2/kg soon – NFU Scotland

Standard Pig Price must break £2/kg soon – NFU Scotland

The National Farmers Union (NFU) Scotland has said that in order to preserve the pig industry, the standard pig price...

April 19, 2022

Pig Hardship Scheme opens for Scottish farmers

Pig Hardship Scheme opens for Scottish farmers

The extended Pig Hardship Scheme for Scottish farmers impacted by the temporary closure of Brechin abattoir last year due to...

February 1, 2022

Tiree woman takes prestigious Argyll & The Islands award

Tiree woman takes prestigious Argyll & The Islands award

Susan Lamont from Tiree is this year’s recipient of the Stalwart award, presented annually by NFU Scotland’s Argyll & the...

January 23, 2022

NFU Scotland welcomes LFASS payments

NFU Scotland welcomes LFASS payments

NFU Scotland has welcomed the announcement that more than 9,000 eligible farmers and crofters in some of Scotland’s most remote...

January 23, 2022

NFU Scotland recruits new national operations manager

NFU Scotland recruits new national operations manager

James Buchanan joined NFU Scotland this week, taking on the newly created role of national operations manager. He will be...

January 17, 2022

NFU Scotland expands its policy team

NFU Scotland expands its policy team

Lisa Hislop joined NFU Scotland this week, taking on the newly created role of policy assistant. She will work across...

January 15, 2022

Scotland: Campaign to highlight consequences of dog attacks launched

Scotland: Campaign to highlight consequences of dog attacks launched

The Scottish Partnership Against Rural Crime (SPARC) has today, January 11, launched a campaign to educate dog owners about the...

January 11, 2022

NFU Scotland moves 2022 AGM online

NFU Scotland moves 2022 AGM online

NFU Scotland has taken the difficult decision to move its 2022 AGM and conference, scheduled for early February, to an...

January 8, 2022

Seasonal Worker news a ‘big disappointment’ – NFU Scotland

Seasonal Worker news a ‘big disappointment’ – NFU Scotland

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland has said it is disappointed in today’s (December 24) news that the Seasonal Worker visa...

December 24, 2021

Farming orgs react to UK-Australia free trade deal

Farming orgs react to UK-Australia free trade deal

UK farming organisations have responded to the news that the UK-Australia deal has been signed by both governments, and the...

December 17, 2021

NFU Scotland meets with Secretary Gougeon to discuss woodland integration

NFU Scotland meets with Secretary Gougeon to discuss woodland integration

NFU Scotland has stated that it remains fully supportive of the integration of woodlands into farm businesses, recognising the multiple...

December 14, 2021