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Delivering Best Possible Brexit Outcome

Farming and Fisheries Leaders ask Ministers to Focus on Delivering Best Possible Brexit Outcome

Farming and fisheries leaders today join forces to urge the Scottish Government to ensure sufficient resources are available to deliver the capacity that will...

Climate Change Bill Threatens Disaster for Scottish Livestock Sector.

A stark warning that the Scottish Parliament’s Climate Change Bill could prove disastrous for the Scottish livestock sector has come from Jim McLaren, Chairman...
DOG KILLS VALUABLE PUREBRED LAMB - LOCKERBIE

Dog Kills Valuable Purebred Lamb – Lockerbie

Police Scotland are again warning the public to ensure that dogs are kept properly under control following a report of sheep worrying in the...
Livestock Farming Young Ambassador

Dumfriesshire Lass Sam Haining In Running to be Livestock Farming Young Ambassador

Three young women including one from Dumfries and Galloway who share an exceptional enthusiasm for the livestock industry have been selected as finalists in...
Larch Tree Disease

Felling Started to Combat Larch Tree Disease

Forest Enterprise Scotland is undertaking felling operations around Ae, Dumfries and Ayrshire in order to slow the spread of a tree disease. Phytophthora Ramorum is...
Mabie forest - DGWGO Dumfries and Galloway News

Local Views wanted on Mabie forest

Forest Enterprise Scotland is inviting local people and visitors making use of Mabie Forest to help shape how the popular woodland is managed. A new...
Southern Upland Way

Tarff Troops Raise Almost £1200 by Walking 140 Miles of Southern Upland Way for...

Ten staff members from Dumfries and Galloway based agricultural merchants Tarff Valley recently took part in walking the Southern Upland Way, from Portpatrick in...
RURAL ECONOMY

HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE FUTURE OF THE RURAL ECONOMY IN SCOTLAND

One of the biggest consultations in recent years on the future of the rural economy in Scotland goes live at 12.30pm today, Tuesday, June...
Open Farm Sunday – DGWGO Dumfries and Galloway News

Family fun at Open Farm Sunday – Ernespie Farm Castle Douglas

Open Farm Sunday is back at Ernespie Farm, Castle Douglas this weekend Sunday June 10th at 10.30am-3.00pm and it promises to be a fun...
Pigs

Popcorn Pinata and KerPlunk are Favourites at Playtime for Pigs

Pig KerPlunk and a popcorn-dispensing piñata are among a collection of unique objects created for an event at a Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) research...