Rural and Environment
Monitoring emissions to prioritise restoration
6th April 2022 by Rural and Environment News Team
The flux tower network in Scotland is to be extended and enhanced to better understand the carbon and climate impact of restoring peatlands.
Improving knowledge transfer and innovation in agriculture
24th March 2022 by Rural and Environment News Team
The Rural Affairs Secretary has announced the opening of the next round of the Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund
Supporting women and girls in science
14th February 2022 by Rural and Environment News Team
A blog from Lucy Webster, Senior Wildlife Forensic Scientist at SASA.
Marking International Day of Women and Girls in Science with Scotland’s Chief Vet
11th February 2022 by admin
A Q&A with Sheila Voas, Scotland's Chief Veterinary Officer to mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Publication of Rural Scotland Business Panel Survey
8th February 2022 by admin
Highlighting key statistics from the Rural Scotland Business Panel Survey
Supporting pig producers
1st February 2022 by admin
Pig producers affected by the temporary closure of the abattoir at Brechin last year, and subsequent suspension of its China export licence, can now apply for financial support if they supplied pigs to QPP between 1 April and 30 September 2021.
Food and drink funds open
28th January 2022 by admin
Statement from the Rural Affairs Secretary Mairi Gougeon on the opening of two food and drink funds.
Lifting of Disease Control Zones
21st January 2022 by admin
Scotland’s Chief Veterinary Officer provides advice to bird to ensure that they keep up to date with the current disease situation.
Vital support for remote rural areas underway
20th January 2022 by admin
Statement from Rural Affairs Secretary Mairi Gougeon on the Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (LFASS) 2021.
Extension of the Pig Producers’ Hardship Support Scheme
10th January 2022 by admin
Statement from Rural Affairs Secretary Mairi Gougeon on the extension of the Pig Producers’ Hardship Support Scheme