Scottish farm union conference


28 June 2001



Scottish farm union conference


THE National Farmers Union Scotland met for its annual conference at Dunblane, Stirlingshire, on Thursday (28 June).

Delegates were due to discuss the Scottish Executives new blueprint for agriculture and the foot-and-mouth crisis.

A selection of stories appears below:

  • Reform or lose aid, farmers told

    28 June 2001

    Sheep producers in Scotland have been told to show commitment to long-term reform if they want help to recover from the foot-and-mouth crisis.

  • Scots farmers demand sheep aid

    28 June 2001

    Scottish farmers have called for new measures to support the sheep sector in the face of a continuing ban on exports because of foot-and-mouth disease.

  • Scotland unveils farming blueprint

    26 June 2001

    Farmers in Scotland could be paid to make bagpipes under a radical new subsidy system being proposed by the Scottish Executive.

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