Home Rural & Farming News

Rural & Farming News

Owen Farm Services - Who we are and what we do

Owen Farm Services – Who we are and what we do

Owen Farm Services was established by David Owen in 2013, with a view to making day-to-day working life easier and more efficient for farmers....
WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE TUESDAY 30TH JUNE 2020

WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE TUESDAY 30TH JUNE 2020

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 30th June 2020 had forward 1134 prime and cast sheep. A tremendous show of 1071 prime lambs were...
Community Council lodges complaint about Forestry consultation processes in Galloway

Community Council lodges complaint about Forestry consultation processes in Galloway

A topic dominating discussion at recent meetings of the Corsock & Kirkpatrick Durham Community Council has been the number of applications for new forestry...
How will Scottish food and farming secure its workforce in the future?

How Will Scottish Food & Farming Secure Its Workforce In The Future?

A major change for employment into both temporary and permanent roles in Scottish agriculture is coming writes Political Affairs Manager Clare Slipper in the...
Views sought on agri-tech

Views Sought On Agri-Tech

Beef and sheep farmers, consultants, vets and researchers are being asked for their views on the use of modern technology.Information collected in a new...
AGIRICULTRE TO BE PROACTIVE AS IT EMERGES FROM COVID-19

Agriculture To Be Proactive As It Emerges From Covid-19

Scotland’s agricultural industry must be enabled to be proactive as the nation emerges from the impact of the coronavirus crisis.Speaking this week on the...

Holyrood Committee Seeks Views On Tougher Penalties For ‘Livestock Worrying’

A draft law which would increase the penalties for dog-owners whose pets chase, attack or kill farmed animals is to be considered by a...
WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY SALES ROUNDUP – 22 & 23/06/2020

Wallets Marts Weekly Sales Roundup – 22 & 23/06/2020

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITEDMONDAY 22 JUNE 2020STORE AND OTM CATTLE Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited held their fortnightly sale of store and OTM Cattle...
Respecting rural diversity

Respecting Rural Diversity

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has cemented its commitment to diversity by signing the Agrespect pledge.Agrespect is an organisation which promotes the countryside as a...
THE SHOW MUST GO ON (Even If It Is Virtually)

The Show Must Go On (Even If It Is Virtually)

On the morning of what should have been the first day 180th Royal Highland Show, Scotland’s premier showcase for food and farming, NFU Scotland...

Latest News & Features

Carlisle Gets Set To Re-Open on Saturday

From Saturday 4 July pubs, bars and restaurants will be able to reopen in Carlise, providing they adhere to COVID Secure guidelines.A Spokesperson for...