In November 2018, the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee (RECC) of the Scottish Parliament produced a report on salmon farming. This made it clear that the status quo was no longer an option and that change was needed.
Scotland's successful farmed salmon sector has published a major new blueprint setting out its long-term vision.
The Scottish Government's 'Economic Recovery Implementation Plan' (ERIP) has highlighted aquaculture as essential to the country's ability to recover from the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
After 18 months of deliberations, the first of a series of working groups to help protect wild salmonids has delivered its recommendations in a new report.
Scottish Sea Farms, one of Scotland's seven salmon producers, is hoping to trial the country's first open ocean farm.
Salmon farming in Scotland has achieved its best environmental performance, according to statistics collected for SEPA’s Compliance Assessment Scheme.
The Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation has made a major step towards improved sustainability of inshore wrasse fisheries with the voluntary publication of wild catch data for 2018.
Walk into the control room of the feed barge on a Scottish salmon farm today and what will greet you is more space race than farming.
There will be an array of screens, some showing ever-changing figures and charts but many with live video footage from inside the pens.
The Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) has welcomed the report published by the Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee and noted that the Committee has recognised the opportunities for well-regulated, sustainable growth so that the industry can continue to offer economi