NFU Scotland

MPs see first-hand ‘appalling waste’ on Scotland’s fields of rotting fruit

MPs see first-hand ‘appalling waste’ on Scotland’s fields of rotting fruit

A band of brave Westminster Scottish Affairs Committee members have taken to Scotland’s fields to give fruit picking a go...

July 21, 2018

Farm Safety Week: Mind your head as much as your body

Farm Safety Week: Mind your head as much as your body

Yesterday’s Farm Safety Week stories stressed the importance of protecting your head when you’re on a quad. But it’s not...

July 19, 2018

Farm Safety Week: Aberdeen farmer tells how kick left his ligaments ‘like broken cables’

Farm Safety Week: Aberdeen farmer tells how kick left his ligaments ‘like broken cables’

As this year’s Farm Safety Week gets underway from Monday, July 16 until Friday, July 20, farmers from across Scotland...

July 16, 2018

NFUS president to join panel at Stirling Brexit and farming event

NFUS president to join panel at Stirling Brexit and farming event

National Farmers’ Union Scotland (NFUS) president, Andrew McCornick, has confirmed he will take part in a seminal panel discussion on the...

July 12, 2018

Drought: From zero grazing to grazing zero in Scotland

Drought: From zero grazing to grazing zero in Scotland

Farmers north of the border of are getting desperate as the summer heatwave pushes parts of Scotland into drought conditions....

July 6, 2018

CO2 shortage: Union calls for pig and poultry sectors to be prioritised

CO2 shortage: Union calls for pig and poultry sectors to be prioritised

NFU Scotland (NFUS) president Andrew McCornick has written to Secretary of State Greg Clark asking that the pig and poultry processors...

June 29, 2018

New hedgecutting rules to save crops from being crushed

New hedgecutting rules to save crops from being crushed

An amendment to Scottish hedgecutting regulations will allow cutting to take place prior to the sowing of oilseed rape and...

June 26, 2018

Fancy an all-expenses-paid trip to OFC?…Here’s your chance!

Fancy an all-expenses-paid trip to OFC?…Here’s your chance!

For the second year in a row, National Farmers’ Union Scotland members are being given the opportunity to win an...

June 22, 2018

Union urges councillors to back £20 million Scotbeef plans

Union urges councillors to back £20 million Scotbeef plans

NFU Scotland has written to Aberdeenshire councillors asking them to back the Scotbeef planning proposals for development at Thainstone, Inverurie....

June 19, 2018

Milk Price: Processors told 30p/L ‘attainable’

Milk Price: Processors told 30p/L ‘attainable’

National Farmers’ Union Scotland (NFUS) has welcomed positive milk price moves in recent weeks – however, the organisation said it...

June 17, 2018

‘Dairy farmers continue to suffer a loss, despite recent milk price increases’

‘Dairy farmers continue to suffer a loss, despite recent milk price increases’

Dairy farmers continue to suffer a loss, with recent milk price increases from processors not going far enough to assist...

September 11, 2016

Access to labour and practical farm policies are key areas to focus on for UK farming unions post-Brexit

Access to labour and practical farm policies are key areas to focus on for UK farming unions post-Brexit

The four UK farming unions agreed that ensuring access to labour and creating domestic farm policies that work for farmers are...

August 6, 2016

UK farming unions join forces, calling for food and farming to be front of any new UK agriculture policy

UK farming unions join forces, calling for food and farming to be front of any new UK agriculture policy

The UK’s farming union presidents will meet to discuss future farm policies and possible obstacles the industry will face during the...

July 29, 2016