Farm leaders call for urgent review of Cap activity rules

April 26, 2015

Scotland's main farming organisations have joined forces to write to Farm Minister Richard Lochhead to urgently seek a meeting to discuss the industry's continuing concerns over weaknesses in the activity requirement for those wishing to claim under the new Basic Payment Scheme (BPS).


Grassland focus boosts Welsh dairy business

June 2, 2014

Welsh dairy farmer Rhys Williams may have only been in business on his own account for 10 years but by using his grassland to maximum effect he has already built up two milking herds totalling 750 cows.