Days of cattle passports numbered

May 2007
Farmers Weekly;5/4/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 18, p19
Trade Publication
The article reports on the impending elimination of cattle passports when electronic identification materialized, according to National Farmers Union (NFU) Scotland president Jim McLaren. He expressed concern over the charging of the full cost of passports to farmers under the cost recovery or cost sharing initiatives of the government. Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW) president Alan Jess encouraged farmers to trust any system that replaces passports.


Related Articles

  • READ NEARBY PASSPORTS.  // Appliance Design;Feb2008, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p15 

    The article reports that passports of American who travel to Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean will be equipped with a chip that can be read from 20 feet away. The new technology will allow the card to be read without being physically swiped through a reader. The card vendor has not yet...

  • Calls for passport changes. Watts, Andrew; Davies, Robert; Riley, Jonathan // Farmers Weekly;8/13/2004, Vol. 141 Issue 7, p8 

    Reports on the appeal of farmers for the changes to the cattle passport system in August 2004 in Great Britain. Reason for the appeal of the farmers; Coverage of the passport system.

  • Money management vital to making a profit. NEWPORT, ALAN // American Agriculturist (0161-8237);Jan2014, Vol. 211 Issue 1, pBP11 

    The article focuses on a 90 years old Gordon Hazard, who present tips on the maney management ideas for successful cattle operation over the years, and also presents several key principles for money management to make profit including avoiding debt, depreciation and using sell-buy accounting.

  • No passports, no dialogue, no reason.  // Farmers Weekly;11/3/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 18, p14 

    The article reports that Scottish beef producer Chris Shepherd says he cannot farm much longer because the British Cattle Movement Service (BCMS) refuses to issue him with cattle passports. Shepherd has appealed to BCMS at Workington, Cumbria, England, to explain why his cattle are not being...

  • Cost Allocation for Small Local Exchange Carriers.  // Illinois Register;11/8/2013, Vol. 37 Issue 45, p17239 

    The article focuses on the notice of proposed amendments released by the Illinois Commerce Commission, for Cost Allocation for Small Local Exchange Carriers in Illinois. Topics of amendment include types of small businesses and not-for-profit corporations and types of professional skills...

  • Mega Merger. Caswell, Chris // Yachting;Jul2003, Vol. 194 Issue 1, p70 

    Describes the Ocean Alexander 860 yacht designed by Jim McLaren of Orange Coast Yachts in Newport Beach, California.

  • Jim McLaren wins top job at NFU Scotland. McLaren, Carol // Farmers Weekly;3/2/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 9, p7 

    The article announces that Jim McLaren has been elected president of the National Farmers Union (NFU) Scotland.

  • Positive future forecast for Scottish red meat.  // Meat Trades Journal;5/9/2014, p4 

    The article focuses on the views of Jim McLaren, chairman of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), regarding the possible opportunities for red meat industry in Scotland including Beef Calf Scheme, Common Agricultural Policy, and export trades.

  • Scottish beef industry's action plan revealed.  // Meat Trades Journal;8/29/2014, p4 

    The article reports on the unveiling of the 23-point action plan developed by the Beef2020 beef industry group in Scotland, which is chaired by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) chairman Jim McLaren, to facilitate collaboration, profitability and investment within the industry.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics