the official BSE risk status of both Scotland and Northern Ireland is at the safest level, a move expected to help open international market access for beef exports.
Ask candidates if they will ensure that powers over farming will be naturally repatriated to Scotland, as they promised last summer.
Possibly the biggest worry for Scotland is felt in the fragile rural economy and the farming sector which sits at its heart.
For our farmers, demanding that candidates get these five answers right should be the minimum requirement before going to the polls on June 8th.
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.
“Current CAP rules are too prescriptive and do not allow enough tailoring for local circumstances.”
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.
the bird flu prevention measures which meant fowl had to be kept indoors or in a secure environment, are to come to an end on 30th April.
We are three and a half times more likely to work in agriculture than our friends across the border
“I believe that promises over repatriation of farming and fishing will not be fulfilled”