November 20, 2015

Consultation on Draft Land Use Strategy Launched

A consultation has been launched by the Scottish Government on the future of land use, aimed at getting the most from our land in an integrated and sustainable way. The ten week consultation on the draft Land Use Strategy 2016-2021 sets out a range of policies and proposals such as how we manage our natural…

August 5, 2015

Lantra launches MA Connections service

A new service has been launched to make it easier for employers and potential employees in the Scottish agricultural industry to get in touch with each other. By matching up jobs and job seekers in a single database, Lantra’s MA Connections service aims to save farmers and trainees time and effort. To read the full story,…

July 31, 2015

Your views sought in organic Action Plan survey

The Scottish Organic Forum are running a survey to gather the views of a wide range of people to contribute to the updating of the Scottish Organic Action Plan. The survey will close on 31st August 2015. To read the full story, please click here.

June 23, 2015

Land Reform (Scotland) Bill published

The Scottish Parliament has published the new Land Reform (Scotland) Bill. The new Bill will end tax relief for shooting estates and force the sale of land if its owners are deemed to be blocking economic development. To view the full Bill and explanatory notes, please click here .