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Union seeks exemption from diesel biofuel rule

November 22, 2019

The farmers’ union has called for an urgent derogation on the inclusion of biofuel in diesel after insisting farmers and crofters are facing a crisis because of serious issues with agricultural machinery.

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Ewing accuses PM of reneging on EU £160m

August 20, 2019

Scotland’s Rural Affairs Secretary, Fergus Ewing, has accused the prime minister of trying to renege on his promise to return £160 million of EU convergence funds to Scottish farmers.

Farming

Fury as milk buyer cuts price

December 2, 2017

Muller, the main milk buyer in the north and north-east, has slashed the price it will pay to farmers from January by 1.5p per litre.

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