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Sponsorship thanks
11th July 2014
The Scottish Beef Association would like to thank Watson Seeds and Wee hae meat for their recent sponsorship. More information can be found on both companies at and
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Focusing on the positives
30th June 2014
THE green shoots of recovery appear to be on the way as the beef price has finally stopped falling and may be about to turn. While we are a long way off from hitting the 418 p/kg peak we hit for deadweight steers in July last year, we should still b...
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CAP deal offers silver lining
16th June 2014
THE Scottish Beef Association has given a cautious welcome to the Cabinet Secretary's CAP reform announcement. Beef producers knew they were going to be hit hard by the new deal, but many will admit it could have been a lot worse. Following Richard ...
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SBA call for CabSec support
12th May 2014
THE Scottish Beef Association has issued a dramatic plea to Richard Lochhead and urged him to "have the balls" to stand up for the industry in the final Scottish CAP package. In a no-holds-barred statement SBA chairman Scott Henderson has also calle...
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Republic reminder
14th April 2014
SBA members keen to be involved in this summer's study tour to the Republic of Ireland are being encouraged to sign up as soon as possible. The main purpose of the association's trip, which will run from July 2 to 5, will be to find out first­hand h...
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The battle continues
8th April 2014
The Scottish Beef Association insist they will continue to battle for a better deal following last week's revelation that Scottish farmers are to be denied greater coupling options. On Wednesday Richard Lochhead confirmed Scotland will not have the ...
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