Not for the first time, I was struck by the talent and deep knowledge of the people within our industry.
Farming Matters: June 8th and beyond is about what we want our industry to look like.
Ask candidates if they will ensure that powers over farming will be naturally repatriated to Scotland, as they promised last summer.
Farming Matters: 5 Questions We Need to Ask Candidates
For our farmers, demanding that candidates get these five answers right should be the minimum requirement before going to the polls on June 8th.
Farming Matters: Scottish Farming Needs a Specifically Scottish Brexit Settlement
There was a time when Tory politicians realised that the continuation of the union project depended on strong representation in London. Those days are gone.
Farming Matters: The Tide Comes In
It’s a new game with new rules. Jean-Claude Juncker didn’t mince his words this week. Brexit is by definition disastrous and there’s nothing “soft” about it.
Farming Matters: “Who Speaks for Scotland ?”
We are three and a half times more likely to work in agriculture than our friends across the border
Farming Matters: Easter Rising, A Long Goodbye
“I believe that promises over repatriation of farming and fishing will not be fulfilled”
Farming Matters: “The harder I practice, the luckier I get”(Gary Player)
“Get on with the day job” encapsulates the intellectual pessimism of modern political discourse.
Farming Matters: this is a Sliding Doors Moment
“This is a chance to fashion a Scotland that puts people above profit, morality above money.”
Alec Ross: For Whom the Bell Tolls
“Our treatment of death feels horribly out-of-kilter, and maybe, as a society, a reappraisal is long overdue”