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Scotch Mule Ewe Lambs and Gimmers Trade Pleasing at Dumfries

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their 2nd Sale of Scotch Mule Ewe Lambs and Gimmers in Dumfries on Saturday. 2451 Scoth Mule Ewe...
NON-DOMESTIC RATES ANNOUNCEMENT

FARMERS UNION WARMLY WELCOMES NON-DOMESTIC RATES ANNOUNCEMENT

NFU Scotland has warmly welcomed an announcement from Scottish Government that ruled out including agricultural property and agricultural land on the valuation roll. The statement...
Heavy Meated Lambs

Heavy Meated Lambs Still Readily Sold At Wallets Weekly Primstock Sale

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 12th September 2017 had forward 2226 prime and cast sheep. 1775 prime sheep sold to average 171.76 SQQ...
Dairy farmers

Delivering a More Competitive Industry Through Optimal Dairy Systems

Dairy farmers will see a new approach from AHDB Dairy from this autumn as the focus of future work is based around two production...

ANNOUNCEMENT ON LOAN SCHEME PROVIDES CLARITY AND STABILITY TO FARMERS AND CROFTERS

Yesterday's announcement from Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity Fergus Ewing on a loan scheme and timetable for support payments draws a line...
FARM PAYMENTS

HARPER WELCOMES SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT’S PLAN FOR STABILISATION OF FARM PAYMENTS

South of Scotland MSP Emma Harper has welcomed Scottish Government plans announced today (Tuesday) to stabilise Scottish farm payments.   The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural...

D&G Students Join Innovative SRUC Graduate Trainee Scheme

Two Students from Dumfries And Galloway have joined an innovative graduate trainee programme that has been launched by Scotland’s Rural College to help identify...
Farming Ambassadors

Search is on to Identify Scottish Sheep and Beef Farming Ambassadors

The organisers of two high profile awards for livestock farmers in Scotland, are urging farmers and others involved in the industry to nominate farms...
WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE REPORT 5/9/17

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 5th September 2017 had forward 1228 Prime and Cast Sheep.    A smaller show of 841 prime lambs sold...

Irish Buyers Pay Good Money At Wallets Blackface Ewe Lambs Sale

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited continued their second Breeding Sheep Sale on Monday 4th September when they held their annual Blackface Ewe Lamb Sale.   Like...

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Campaign Continues

Campaign Continues for Junior Sharks – Ice Hockey News

The Oakbank Services sponsored Solway Sharks Juniors under 16s team continued their league campaign last Sunday, welcoming their counterparts from Ayr Bruins to Dumfries...