Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Guidance

The majority of our staff are working from home, we are still contactable via email.


Protect yourself and others


The Scottish Government has launched its approach to COVID-19 testing for eligible Key workers.

This is to allow key workers who are in Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) posts, and cannot work from home,? who are symptomatic (or those who share a household with a symptomatic person) to access a test for COVID-19.

Detail of the scheme are set out on the SG website.


Advice to the Agriculture and Horticulture industry

COVID-19: Impact on UK National List DUS and VCU trials

Garden Centre Operations -?Ministerial Correspondence - Gardening Stakeholders

Scottish Enterprise has information on support for businesses.

Seed certification in Scotland – latest information for industry.

Food and Drink Federation Scotland, along with partners, has developed a downloadable pro-forma letter for businesses to issue to employees for whom it is absolutely essential to travel to work.

NFU Scotland has also provided template movement letters for Key Workers.

Social Distancing Guidance: Horticulture, Fruit & Vegetable Sectors


Other sources of information and advice

NHS Inform has up to date information about coronavirus, including what do if you have symptoms.

Read the latest updates about coronavirus in Scotland from the Scottish Government

Some specialist advice is also available from the Farm Advisory Service

Further updates and links can be found on the Scottish Environment Protection Agency