Martin Kennedy President of Scotland’s National Farming Union (NFUS) commented that the appointment of Mairi Gougeon would bring, “a fresh dynamic at a pivotal time for our industry”.
“Scotland’s farmers have served Scotland’s economy and communities for decades if not centuries, and they have always managed to respond and react when needed”
Scottish Government funding for seafood, fishing, aquaculture and coastal businesses
“Let me be crystal clear, people should not be travelling to rural and island communities full stop. They are endangering lives.”
Managing fish quota in sectors of Scotland’s seas is to undergo a trial period with Quota Management Groups (QMG) to be set up.
“These recommendations have the potential to create a more farmer-focused approach”
“I was impressed by the quality and standards of the beef industry in Scotland, and excited that we are the first restaurant in Canada to have Scotch Beef on the menu.”
““A cut of this size will be very challenging for Scottish fishing businesses.”
“I want to make sure those farming on marginal land can go into the New Year with as much financial security as possible.”
” the railway accesses parts of Sutherland and Caithness that are beyond the reach of the North Coast 500.”