Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
CAP SIMPLIFICATION is a real motherhood and apple pie issue.
WHETHER or not it comes off, the Irish Farmers Association deserves credit for pressing the European Commission to investigate the fertiliser market.
FORECASTING IS never an exact science - and this weekend polling companies will be assessing how accurate they were in predicting the outcome of the general election.
IT IS hard to believe it is over two years since the horse meat scandal.
IN INTERNET slang there are lots of acronyms, from LOL - laughing out loud - to IMHO - in my humble opinion, which usually comes from someone anything but humble.
THE WEAKNESS of the euro against sterling is a boost for people heading off on holidays to the eurozone - but it is a disaster for the farming industry.
EU FARM commissioner, Phil Hogan, is due to visit the Highland Show, in June and it is a safe bet that the industry, and farmers, will be impressed by a genial, but tough, politician.
ACROSS EUROPE, farmers tweeted photographs this week of the final milking, or final tanker leaving their yard in the milk quota era.
REPORTS THAT trials will soon begin on what has been dubbed a 'super potato' will bring the issue of genetically modified (GM) crops soaring up the EU political agenda.
Simplifying the CAP is, with no pun intended, complicated.