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Legislation to Improve Protection for Wildlife Scotlandā€™s wildlife will benefit from increased protection thanks to a new law passed by the Scottish Parliament. The Wildlife Management…

Funding Farming to Help Tackle Climate Change More than Ā£7 million has been awarded to 517 rural businesses in 2023 from the Agri-Environment Climate Scheme (AECS). …

Support for Women & Young People in Agriculture Funding of over Ā£500,000 will help women and young people develop new agricultural skills and further their careers…

Ā£1.8m to Repair Damaged Flood Banks Scottish Government funding worth Ā£1.8 million will support farmers impacted by recent floods. Those affected by severe flooding this autumn…

Housing & Healthcare Boost Among Commitments Graeme has welcomed the First Ministerā€™s Programme for Government as an important demonstration of the SNPā€™s commitment to Scotlandā€™s rural…

First Minister Publishes First Programme for Government Plans to reduce poverty, deliver economic growth, tackle climate change and provide high quality public services will be central…

10-year Strategy Targets Growth Against Brexit Impacts An industry-led strategy which aims for a 25% increase in turnover for Scotlandā€™s food and drink sector by 2028…

Success of Starter Farm Initiative Participants in a programme designed to encourage new entrants into farming have commented on its successes. An evaluation of the Scottish…

Monitoring Supply Chain to Build Resilience The Rural Affairs Secretary Mairi Gougeon has written to the Prime Minister calling for detail of the announcements made by…

Scottish Government Infill Programme Benefitting Rural Angus The recent activation of a new 4G mast at Clova has brought 4G services to this community for the…