Tractor in the outer Isles


Funding announcement allows for progress to be made

Thursday, May 31, 2007

The announcement today of funding levels for the new Scottish Rural Development Programme means that progress can now be made in finalising important rural development measures.


BBC Scotland - New series of Landward presented by Nick Nairn

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Acclaimed chef and ambassador of Scottish food, Nick Nairn will be the new face of BBC Scotland’s rural affairs magazine Landward when it returns to BBC TWO Scotland on Friday 1st June in a new day and timeslot.


Crofting Community Short-listed for Award

Monday, May 14, 2007

The crofting community’s campaign against the Crofting Reform Bill, introduced in the last parliamentary session, has been short-listed for the prestigious Third Force News (TFN) “Campaign of the Year” Award.


Single Farm Payments must be submitted by 15th May 2007

Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Farmers and crofters risk losing their Single Farm Payments if their 2007 Single Application Forms (SAF) are not completed on time.


DEFRA - Welfare of animals during transport - Guidance Notes

Thursday, May 03, 2007

This guidance relates to Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2005 on the protection of animals during transport.