The North East Scotland Agriculture Advisory Group (NESAAG)

Aberdeenshire Council hosts NESAAG, a major cross-sectoral forum that lobbies on behalf of the sector as well as providing support and advice both to the agricultural sector and the wider rural economy of the North East.

NESAAG meetings

The next NESAAG meeting will take place on Wednesday, 24th May 2023 (hybrid meeting in Woodhill House).

View previous NESAAG meetings and documents.

Study on the future of land-based industries​

In March 2016 NESAAG published an in-depth study looking at the future of land-based industries in Aberdeenshire, Moray and Angus including agriculture, farm woodlands, farm diversification, the input supply and processing sectors, skills and education infrastructure and the wider rural economy. 

For further information, view our land based sector summary report (PDF 2.98MB) and our land based sector full report (PDF 5.23MB). You can also view the following infographics: