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Preparing for the future of agricultural support - Get ready for 2025

Agricultural support in Scotland is changing. From 2025, new conditionality will start to be introduced to agricultural payments, targeted towards biodiversity gain and a drive to low carbon approaches.

Scottish Government are working with farmers and crofters on the detailed proposals and how they will be implemented. To support this, Officials representing the programme are visiting agricultural shows, marts and area offices across Scotland, to share information and answer questions about agricultural reform in Scotland. You can find them at:

National Care Service Regional Forums

People and local communities are at the heart of our planning for a new National Care Service.

That’s why we’re hosting a series of summer forums across Scotland. The purpose of these events is to find out more about the unique nature of social care support in local areas and discuss what you’d like to see in the future National Care Service.

We are hosting 9 in-person forums across Scotland and 5 online forums.

The CropTec Show

Meet with the arable industry in person at The CropTec Show, the leading arable event for knowledge exchange, on 24th & 25th November to connect, learn and find the latest products and services for your arable business.

Wool – Marketing/Festival and non-traditional uses

We are seeking potential cooperation partners to develop a wool festival and explore product diversification into non-traditional uses such as insulation

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New ways of Delivering Non–Statutory services

To undertake a familiarisation visit to Scotland with a view to looking at opportunities for implementing a social/green prescribing service similar to those currently being delivered in Scotland (Branching Out).

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Engagement to support local capacity building

To learn from examples of best practice with regard to innovative techniques of engagement with communities, sectors and different groups e.g. Town/Community Councils

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Sustainable Land Management

To look at opportunities for sustainable land management/community farming/new ways of farming the land.

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Transnational Quirky Games, Wales and Finland

To develop a programme of quirky games hosted by each country in turn.  Arwain have teamed up with the World Alternative Games (based in Powys), who already organise bi-annual games including bog snorkelling, man v horse, wife carrying, husband dr

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