NFU Scotland have expressed concerns that policy has ‘swung too far the other way' and there was no longer a ‘balanced approach' to farming committed to meeting both food security and environmental needs
The latest research study commissioned by Defra, focused on farmers social attitudes towards a TB vaccination for cattle. The cost, trading implications and efficacy of the vaccination were just some of the concerns raised
Industry advisors have questioned whether the Rural England Prosperity Fund announced last September can deliver on its promises on diversification, under local authority control.
With proposals to restrict Agricultural Property Relief on let land under consideration by Government, Rachael Brown takes a look at the argument on both sides
The Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (LFASS) will be available until 2024. NFU Scotland said alternative funding must be ringfenced in the upcoming agricultural bill to support upland farm businesses