Food and drink
Today The Scottish Government published the results of our ‘Survey of the Economic Conditions of Crofting 2019-2022’.
Confirmation of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI)
The Chief Veterinary Officer (Scotland) has formed the opinion that highly pathogenic avian influenza exists, or has in the previous 56 days existed, on premises and has informed the Scottish Ministers of that conclusion.
Protection for Scotland’s nature is set to be urgently scaled up, with 26 priority actions to restore Scotland’s natural environment and halt the loss of biodiversity by 2030.
Today (15 December 2022), the Scottish Government published its 2023-24 budget which sets out proposed spending and tax plans for 2023 to 2024, as presented to the Scottish Parliament.
Chapter 10 covers Rural Affairs and Islands covering allocations for:
There is still time to take part in the consultation to modernise small landholdings legislation.
Scotland’s farmers, crofters, land-managers, small holders and small landholders are vital to our ambition to make our nation fairer and greener, and small landholders are part of this farming ambition.