A big step forward but implementation decisions will be key to success.
Amendment made to Crofting Act
Lochhead urges UK Government to fight for fair deal for Scottish farmers.
159 new jobs being created in food and drink sector
New funding and starter unit for new entrants.
Lochhead outlines vision of what Scottish independence could mean for rural Scotland.
Lochhead hits out as DEFRA rule out change as too “difficult”.
£6 million to be allocated to farmers hit by extreme weather.
Scottish farmers urged to comply with the new programme.
Cash support offered to new entrants in agricultural sector.