Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
IF THERE are ever sweets on the table of a European Commission meeting, there could be only one possible choice.
AS MILK production peaks across Europe, some depressing facts are becoming even more stark.
PREPARE over the coming weeks to learn a lot more about South America and in particular the Mercosur countries negotiating a new trade deal with Europe.
Since pollsters got the Scottish referendum and General Election result so wrong we have all become distrustful of surveys.
GENERALLY when the Irish are in charge of agricultural events in Brussels, things go well.
THE PACKAGE that emerged in Brussels this week was a classic curate's egg, in that it was good in parts.
FARMERS need to prepare for a big disappointment next week, when EU farm ministers discuss what can be done to tackle the crisis on agricultural markets.
JUST after he became farm commissioner, Phil Hogan was in Dublin for a conference organised by the Irish Farmers Association.
IF THE UK ultimately votes for Brexit - departure from the EU - one of the big changes for agriculture will be the loss of a link to the lobbying might of the pro-farming, pro-CAP member states.