Posts Tagged: Agricultural Legislation

Scottish farm incomes fall

The average income of Scottish farm businesses fell by 34% to £30,000 in the 2012 accounting year compared to the previous 12 months, according to new figures. The figures, released this week by Scotland’s Chief Statistician, examine a number of financial indicators for the 2012 crop year, which suffered from poor growing and harvesting conditions…. Read more »

Agriculture red tape to be removed

The Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has called for views on how the government can make regulation less burdensome for businesses and others in agriculture, animal health and welfare, plant health and forestry. This is the latest group of regulations to be reviewed under the government’s Red Tape Challenge, which was launched in April 2011 to… Read more »