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DUMFRIES MART WEEKLY SALES REPORT 10th, 11th and 12th June 2019

DUMFRIES STORE CATTLE. 10-06-19 C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of Store Cattle in Dumfries 150 forward: All classes looked easier due...

Rural skills plan Launched for Scotland

A new strategic approach to support the skills needs of rural Scotland has been launched. The Skills Action Plan for Rural Scotland aims to address...
WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT TUESDAY 11 JUNE 2019

WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT TUESDAY 11 JUNE 2019

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 11 June 2019 had forward 535 Prime and Cast Sheep.   392 prime lambs sold to average 219.5ppk.  Again...
RHET 20th ANNIVERSARY HIGHLAND COO TRACTOR

RHET 20th ANNIVERSARY HIGHLAND COO TRACTOR TO VISIT MOFFAT

The Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) is celebrating 20 years of taking the ‘classroom to the countryside’ this week by travelling 600 miles to...
INDEPENDENT CLIMATE CHANGE INQUIRY SCOTLAND

NEW INDEPENDENT CLIMATE CHANGE INQUIRY IN SCOTLAND TO MAP POSITIVE PATH FOR FARMING AND...

A new Independent Climate Change Inquiry is to explore how a low carbon landscape can support a bright future for farming and food.  The ‘Farming...
Drones Agriculture Climate SRUC

From drones to climate change

From the use of drones in agriculture to the impact of what we eat on climate change, Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is tackling the...
Big potential smallholdings

Big potential of smallholdings

Television programmes such as River Cottage and Jimmy’s Farm have helped highlight the potential of small-scale agricultural enterprises – leading to a demand for...
SRUC bursaries mature students

Helping hand – £1,000 bursaries for mature students

Mature students are being offered a helping hand to return to study with a £1,000 bursary from Scotland’s Rural College. The Change Your Path Bursary...
WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY SALES REPORTS 3 & 4/6/19

WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY SALES REPORTS 3 & 4/6/19

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED MONDAY 3 JUNE 2019 STORE, OTM CATTLE AND BREEDING HOGGS   Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited staged their annual sale of Blackface and...
Biodiversity’s future agriculture

Biodiversity’s role in future agriculture

Developing demand for new foods is key to encouraging more diverse and sustainable production in global agriculture.   This is according to a thematic study involving...