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Open letter to the Cabinet Secretary
6th February 2014
Dear Richard AN OPEN LETTER SENT ON BEHALF OF IAAS, NSA, NFU SCOTLAND, SFMTA, SAMW, SBA AND SDCA Scotland’s livestock organisations met with representatives of Scotland’s Milk producers, the Auctioneers (IAAS), the red meat processors (SAMW), and ...
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SBA join CAP talks
4th February 2014
THE Scottish Beef Association last week met with other farming stakeholder groups in a bid to find common ground on the ongoing CAP reform. SBA representatives gathered alongside counterparts from the Scottish NFU, NSA and the SAMW as well as auctio...
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CAP battle continues
29th January 2014
THE Scottish Beef Association has launched an online survey to gauge the opinion of its members on CAP reform. Many have already filled in the brief questionnaire detailing how they will be affected but the association has called on anyone still to ...
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SBA CAP reform survey
21st January 2014
Dear member The Scottish Beef Association is extremely concerned about the proposed new CAP payments for beef producers in Scotland. Many of you will be at least 50 per cent down on previous years. We intend to approach the Cabinet Secretary in the ...
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SBA voices major concern over CAP deal
18th January 2014
THE Scottish Beef Association has warned many upland beef farmers could be "shafted" by the new CAP deal. In a hard-hitting message the association insist many beef producers are set to lose as much as 50 per cent of their current Single Farm Paymen...
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SBA backs liveweight gains
12th January 2014
THE Scottish Beef Association has been encouraged by the news liveweight gains of over 1kg per head per day for store cattle on a forage only ration are being achieved at a Dumfriesshire farm. Doug Greenshields has been operating a rotational grazi...
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