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NFU Scotland roadshow heads to Thainstone

By David Porter

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Farmers are invited to attend event on Monday, May 23 at 7pm in Glen Garioch Room, Thainstone Agricultural Centre wehre NFU Scotland are on discussing future agricultural policy in Scotland.

The event, part of a series around Scotland, invites farmers and crofters to discuss Scotland’s transition from a post-Brexit, post-Common Agricultural Policy support framework to a new agricultural policy in Scotland, expected to be in place by 2025.

All NFU Scotland roadshow events will be attended by president Martin Kennedy and director of policy Jonnie Hall.

North-east regional manager Lorna Paterson
North-east regional manager Lorna Paterson

Ahead of the roadshow in Thainstone next week, Lorna Paterson, North East regional manager said: “We are encouraging our members to attend and participate in this event to enable them to express their views and help shape policy decisions.

"Our region covers a vast range of enterprises: beef, sheep, pigs, poultry, dairy, vegetables, potatoes, soft fruit, and flowers, and future funding and support mechanisms will need to be tailored to help support these different enterprises equitably.

"This will not be easy, so please come along and ensure your voices are heard”.

For the full schedule of the events go to: https://www.nfus.org.uk/news/news/union-on-the-road-in-may-and-june-to-debate-future-agricultural-policy-in-scotland

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