“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.”
Labour’s Rhoda Grant MSP Accuses the Scottish Government of Poor Planning for Dispersing Convergence Funding
Local MSP Rhoda Grant, Labour, has claimed that the assessment of who is to be eligible has been rushed.
The initial £80 million will be distributed to support active farming, with a focus on those who farm in marginal uplands, hill farms and island areas.
“we are directly investing more than £327 million into the rural economy at the increased rate of 95%”
The long awaited Bews Report on the future funding of agriculture has been published. It recommends an extra €60 million (£51.4m) over the next two years for farmers.
“I would encourage all eligible farmers, crofters and land managers to accept this offer to enable us to get your payment out to you as soon as possible.”