Learning and skills
The Woodland Trust is urging schools and community groups to get their free tree-pack applications in quickly with just over a month left until the spring delivery closes.
A bumper autumn delivery saw almost 750,000 saplings finding homes the length and breadth of the UK, bringing the annual total to a record-breaking 1.3m trees for 2022.
There is still time to take part in the future Agriculture Bill consultation which closes on the 5th December 2022!
The Scottish Government is committed to realising its Vision for Agriculture and transforming how they support farming and food production in Scotland to become a global leader in sustainable and regenerative agriculture.
Scotland's rural economy contributes significantly to providing employment for people and to the national economic output. Rural areas face particular skills challenges, including skills shortages, talent retention and attraction, and demographic challenges.
In response, Skills Development Scotland and the Scottish Government launched the Skills Action Plan for Rural Scotland: 2019-2021 in June 2019.
In just under 40 days, Santa’s special reindeer will be departing on their annual adventure round the world helping Santa deliver presents! We know Santa likes a tasty treat or two on Christmas eve to keep him going but what about the reindeer? The answer is Reindeer Dust!
The Scottish Government are investing around £50 million a year into a portfolio of strategic research to ensure that Scotland maintains its position at the very cutting edge of advances in agriculture, natural resources and the environment. This will continue to build an evidence base to support policy needs in the environment, natural resources and agriculture portfolio and contribute to the delivery the National Performance Framework.