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Rural & Farming News

Growing demand for Galloways ahead of annual Spring Show & Sale

Growing Demand For Galloways Ahead Of Annual Spring Show & Sale

Sustained growth in demand for Galloway cattle has been announced ahead of the Galloway Cattle Spring Show and Sale at Wallets Mart. The event,...
School pupils urged to THINK DAIRY at Careers Expo

School pupils Urged to THINK DAIRY at Careers Expo

As part of the Digital Dairy Chain’s efforts to address the skills shortage within the UK dairy industry it has joined forces with Harrison...
Fighting for Nature on a Hill farm

Fighting For Nature On A Hill Farm

The next event delivered by Dumfries & Galloway Woodlands is a chance to hear from Author Lee Schofield about his book ‘Wild Fell: Fighting...
Oregano oil and purple garlic prove perfect tonic for piglets

Oregano Oil & Purple Garlic Prove Perfect Tonic for Piglets

Oregano essential oil and purple garlic have been used by humans since ancient times for their health properties, including helping to boost immunity and...
WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE TUESDAY 9TH JANUARY 2024

Wallets Marts Weekly Primestock Sale Tuesday 9th January 2024

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 9th January held their weekly sale of 2279 Prime lambs and Cast sheep.   1834 lambs sold to average...
VEHICLES WORTH THOUSANDS STOLEN FROM FARM NEAR STRANRAER

Vehicles Worth Thousands Stolen From Farm Near Stranraer

POLICE SCOTLAND are appealing for information following the theft of a pick-up truck and two quad bikes, which were stolen from a farm near...
£500k project explores use of seaweed in chicken feed

£500k Project Explores Use Of Seaweed In Chicken Feed

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is involved in a pioneering initiative to revolutionise poultry feed production by exploring the viability of a highly coveted red...
WIGTOWNSHIRE FARMER JOINS SOUTH OF SCOTLAND ENTERPRISE BOARD

Wigtownshire Farmer Joins South Of Scotland Enterprise Board

South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE) have welcomed the appointment of two new Board members. Scottish Ministers have announced the appointments of Rory Christie and Dr...
SRUC robot horse is put through its paces

SRUC robot horse is put through its paces

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has unveiled a new £100k state-of-the-art robot horse – the first of its kind in Scotland. The Equestrian Eventing Simulator –...
Public squirrel sightings soar in 2023.

Public Squirrel Sightings Soar in 2023

Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels has released the results of its fifth annual Great Scottish Squirrel Survey, revealing that 2023 public participation was the second...