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Consumer choice alone should not determine food quality post-Brexit

Food standards in post-Brexit Britain should not be determined by consumer choice alone, economists at SRUC have warned.…

  • SRUC
  • 30/11/2020
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Handbook to help farmers weather ‘perfect storm’

The “perfect storm” of Covid-19 and Brexit means it’s more important than ever for farm businesses to consider the economic landscape and think about the changes that might lie ahead.…

  • SRUC
  • 18/11/2020
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Large proportion of Scots farmers are ‘risk-averse’

Nearly 40 per cent of Scotland’s farmers are “risk-averse”, according to a survey on how Brexit might affect business planning.…

  • SRUC
  • 15/10/2020
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Brexit and Covid-19 lead to farm changes

The combination of Brexit and Covid-19 has led to a change in the outlook of farmers and crofters in Scotland.…

  • SRUC
  • 28/09/2020
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Scotland should take the lead from EU initiative

A review of a European Union rural development programme in Scotland has recommended the continuation of a ‘refreshed’ approach post-Brexit.…

  • SRUC
  • 17/07/2020
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‘Five a day’ at risk under no-deal Brexit

The UK faces a shortage of fruit and vegetables under a no-deal Brexit scenario unless new markets are found soon, experts at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have warned.…

  • SRUC
  • 22/06/2020
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Scots farmers pessimistic over Brexit

Around three-quarters of Scottish farmers have a sceptical or pessimistic view of the industry post-Brexit.…

  • SRUC
  • 19/06/2020
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From Brexit to pensions

Employers will be given guidance on a range of issues, from the right to work in the UK after Brexit to pensions, in a series of meetings across the country.…

  • SRUC
  • 13/01/2020
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Focus on what you can control

With the outcome of Brexit still far from certain, many farm businesses have little clear idea of what they could – or should – be doing to prepare. The latest edition of the Farm Management Handbook,…

  • SRUC
  • 14/10/2019
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Post-Brexit launch is hosted at Oatridge

The Chair of the House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee said he “couldn’t have picked a better venue” when launching the future of Scottish agriculture post-Brexit report at Oatridge.…

  • SRUC
  • 31/07/2019
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Scots rural businesses upbeat despite challenges

Nearly three-quarters of rural businesses in Scotland reported that they had a good operating environment in 2018, despite facing a number of challenges.…

  • SRUC
  • 18/07/2019
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