Crofting Federation gathering on ‘Access to Crofts’ inundated

Crofting Federation gathering on ‘Access to Crofts’ inundated

The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) Young Crofters group hosted a session yesterday to find solutions to the difficulties in getting access to crofts and was inundated with the number of people wanting to participate and the range of ideas that were offered. “There...
Crofting delivers for climate and will use the promised payment

Crofting delivers for climate and will use the promised payment

The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) has welcomed the commitment by Scottish Government of over £613 million in agricultural support to deliver activities to help meet climate change targets. “Crofters have long been working in a sustainable way to produce food and...
And the SCF Young Crofter Award goes to

And the SCF Young Crofter Award goes to

Helen O’Keefe, in Elphin, Sutherland, has been chosen as SCF Young Crofter of the Year. Judges representing Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF), The MacRobert Trust and the Crofting Commission made their choice from exceptionally worthy submissions. Donald MacKinnon,...
Fairer convergence payments a welcome win for crofters

Fairer convergence payments a welcome win for crofters

Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) acknowledges timely and fairer payments of the ‘convergence uplift’ and Less Favoured Areas Support, after a sustained campaign on behalf of crofters. “The convergence uplift money was clearly intended for crofters and farmers on...
Crofting Federation plans for the year ahead with new chair

Crofting Federation plans for the year ahead with new chair

The Board and Council of the Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) held its first meeting of the new year on Friday, at which a new chair was appointed and the priorities for 2021 were set. “As the only organisation dedicated to campaigning for crofters and fighting for...
Crofting Federation calls the Brexit deal an inadequate stitch-up

Crofting Federation calls the Brexit deal an inadequate stitch-up

The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) has given its support to the Scottish Government and Scottish Parliament’s stance which declines to consent to the UK government’s Brexit trade deal. Chair of the SCF, Yvonne White, said, “It is clear that there is a ‘hard...