Gemma Mackenzie

Farming Editor at the Press and Journal.

Plea to utilise data from pig sector against virus

January 20, 2020

One of Scotland’s pig industry leaders has called for governments to harness his sector’s world-leading data research systems to ensure any outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in the UK is managed efficiently.


Farm leaders plan national day of action

January 17, 2020

A national day of action is planned by the four UK farmers’ unions to counteract the misinformation and mistruths on farming and food production by those who want to do the industry down.


NFU Scotland seeks national fuel exchange

January 14, 2020

The farmers’ union has called on the government to implement a national fuel exchange scheme which would uplift “problematic” diesel currently in farm tanks and replace it with alternative supplies.