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31 March 2015 | Cattle,Finance,News
Rural development fund seeks to aid Scotland's beef producers

Plans on how Scotland’s crucial beef sector can be driven to new levels of efficiency and competitiveness have been welcomed by NFU Scotland. In an...


31 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
'Act responsibly' as milk quotas end after 30 years

As EU milk quotas come to an end, NFU dairy board chairman Rob Harrison has urged all countries to act responsibly and collectively in order to manage...


30 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Ending EU milk quota 'a threat' to small scale dairy farmers, MEP warns

The EU milk quota regime comes to an end tomorrow, first introduced in 1984 at a time when EU production far outstripped demand, the quota regime was ...


30 March 2015 | Finance,News,Renewables
Rooftop solar investment barriers eased

Savills Energy is welcoming moves from DECC (Department of Energy and Climate Change) to remove key investment barriers from the rooftop solar install...


27 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
UK urged to approve cheap EU loans for farmers

The UK must op-into a fund that aims to help ease access to finance for farmers and other rural businesses, according to MEPs. Member States and re...


MPs support changes to 'out-dated' HS2 compulsory purchase

A report on HS2 published by a committee of influential MPs has supported changes to the out-dated compulsory purchase system. The First Special Re...


CAP Reform: Are you ready?

With May 15th SAF deadline looming many questions remain to be answered, but some clarity is finally emerging. It is imperative that this form is ...


26 March 2015 | Finance,News,Renewables
Removal of solar red tape welcomed by business

News that red tape is being removed from large rooftop solar schemes has pleased Gabriel Wondrausch, the chief of SunGift Solar. “This is excellent...


26 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Keep farm cash flowing while conditions remain tough

Farm businesses should avoid extending their overdraft to fund new capital items, especially when times are tough, and instead look to secure separate...


26 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Farmers welcome Arla milk price move

Arla has announced that it will increase the price it pays to its UK members by 0.83ppl from March 30. This will take their standard litre price to 25...


25 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Scottish dairy plan hopes to grasp opportunities in domestic market

Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead published a 25 point plan to help support the Scottish dairy sector on a visit to a dairy producer in Angus. ...


25 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
29,000 farmers 'to benefit from new tax rules

The time in which farmers can average out their taxable profits is to be increased, the government has announced. More than 29,000 farmers are set ...


25 March 2015 | Finance,News,Property News
National Trust must work with tenant farmers as it launches new strategy, NFU urges

As the National Trust (NT) launches a new £1bn, 10-year strategy to ‘protect the countryside’, the NFU says it is vital they work with their tenant fa...


23 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Conservative MEP to seek farmers' problems with new CAP

Conservative MEP for Scotland Ian Duncan has secured a meeting with technical experts from Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan's team to address conce...


23 March 2015 | Finance,News,Property News
National Trust launches £1bn strategy to protect countryside

The National Trust has launched a £1bn strategy to protect land in England, Wales and Northern Ireland from 'unsustainable land management' which has ...



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