Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
QMS is to be congratulated on its quality assurance recruitment campaign which has yielded more than 160 new applications since the turn of the year.
WITH less than two weeks to go before the May 7 General Election, apathy would seem to be the party making most inroads in Scottish farming circles.
YOU would think that those in government would have learned by now that when politicians play 'politics' with policy - as night follows day, it will surely come back and bite a huge lump out of the backside of their trousers!
FARMERS DEALING with the effects of sea eagles living and predating on their land can now apply to a 'management scheme'.
THE TRIALS and tribulations vested upon Elgin farmer and contractor, Bill Beaton and his wife, Sarah, by ScotGov's interpretation of CAP reform policy is nothing short of a nightmare for them.
WITH less than six weeks to go to the UK general election, farmers can expect the rhetoric and campaigning to intensify as the polling date of May 7 approaches.
LANDLORDS and governments are familiar targets for farmers and the agricultural press to aim for.
THE Rural Affairs department of the Scottish Government is under pressure from the farming industry like never before.
THE Solicitor' General's review of rural crime prosecution policy is long overdue.
THE fall-out from the Agricultural Holdings Legislation Review Group's final report shows no sign of abating.