NFU Scotland

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

NFU Scotland calls for immediate halt to pork imports

NFU Scotland calls for immediate halt to pork imports

The National Famers’ Union (NFU) Scotland has written to the UK government calling for immediate action to stop imports of...

December 8, 2021

Farming unions highlight need for EU-UK relationship

Farming unions highlight need for EU-UK relationship

Four UK farming unions have today (Friday, December 3) highlighted the importance of building a new relationship with the EU...

December 3, 2021

NFU Scotland’s ‘unprecedented’ response to gov consultation

NFU Scotland’s ‘unprecedented’ response to gov consultation

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland has said it has received an ‘unprecedented level of response’ from its farmers and crofters...

November 17, 2021

NFU Scotland to host event on farm management

NFU Scotland to host event on farm management

NFU Scotland and its North East region is holding an event on November 17 to help farmers, and those keen...

November 14, 2021

Supply chain must deliver farmgate milk price lift to deliver confidence – NFU Scotland

Supply chain must deliver farmgate milk price lift to deliver confidence – NFU Scotland

At a time when milk volumes are reducing and on farm costs rising, National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland’s milk committee...

November 9, 2021

NFU Scotland appoints new rural business policy advisor

NFU Scotland appoints new rural business policy advisor

Rhianna Montgomery has joined National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland, taking on the role of rural business policy advisor. Her role...

November 7, 2021

NFU Scotland launches #FarmingForTheFuture campaign

NFU Scotland launches #FarmingForTheFuture campaign

As attention turns towards COP26, the UN’s annual climate summit which this year is being hosted in Glasgow between November...

September 16, 2021

Women in Ag course ‘Be Your Best Self’ to begin in October

Women in Ag course ‘Be Your Best Self’ to begin in October

The Scottish Government has announced plans to fund a series of training courses – titled ‘Be Your Best Self’ –...

September 4, 2021

NFU Scotland launches 2021 harvest survey

NFU Scotland launches 2021 harvest survey

The signs are showing that this year’s harvest has been a good one, but the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland...

September 2, 2021