The Cabinet Secretary Richard Lochhead announced last week that a formal review of the legislation and guidance in relation to sewage sludge use on land has been commissioned following a number of public complaints last year.
Alyn Smith, MEP and member of the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee, has condemned the UK Government's lack of response to the developing crisis in the farming supply chain.
Rural motorists are enjoying the fall in prices at forecourt fuel pumps that should also lead to lower distribution costs of supplies to local shops.
A formal review of the legislation and guidance in relation to sewage sludge use on land has been commissioned by Environment Secretary Richard Lochhead.
The UK farm industry is lagging behind other countries and must work to improve efficiency according to a report by Andersons, the farm business consultants.
The Scottish Tenant Farmers Association (STFA) is urging tenant farmers to respond to the government consultation on Land Reform before the 10th February deadline.