Useful Links

Scottish Government information page on crofting

Crofters Commission

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

NFU Mutual Insurance Society, SCF sponsor and official & members insurer

Scottish Natural Heritage

Scottish Parliament

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

UK Parliament Agriculture News

Cross-party Crofting Group

Scottish Government Rural Payments and Service

DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs)

Highland and Islands European Partnership

EC Agricultural Directorate

Free information from the Europa server

Scottish Rural College (SRUC)


The James Hutton Institute


Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations – advice, information, contacts, sources

Health and Safety Executive

Citizens’ Advice Bureau

Confederation Paysanne France

Shetland Livestock Marketing Group (SLMG)

UK weather

RSABI (Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution)

A Scottish charity dedicated to the relief of hardship and poverty amongst people who have depended for their livelihoods on the land

Land Community Scotland

Angus MacLeod Archive

First Pasture Bookshop


European Forum for Nature Conservation and Pasturalism

Food Coalition Scotland – Food, Farming and Health