Rural & Farming News

Galloway Fisheries Trust Are looking For a Paid Intern

Galloway Fisheries Trust Are looking For a Paid Intern

Galloway Fisheries Trust, a conservation charity working on fish populations, their habitats and water quality across the freshwaters of Galloway, is currently seeking applicants...
£500k boost for veterinary health in the Borders

£500k Boost For Veterinary Health In The Borders

SRUC upgrading St Boswells animal disease surveillance centreScotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is investing £500,000 to upgrade the veterinary disease surveillance centre in St Boswells,...

Wallets Marts Weekly Sales Report 10 & 11/05/2021

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED MONDAY 10 MAY 2021 STORE CATTLE, OTM CATTLE & BREEDING CATTLE Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Monday 10th May...

Alarm Bells Ringing Over Slow SAF Submissions

Scottish farmers and crofters urged to complete important forms ahead of 17 May deadline The number of Scottish farmers and crofters who have filled out...

Moth Numbers Decline By 46% Across Scotland

Moth numbers in Scotland have continued to decline over the long-term while their distribution has increased. The latest Scottish Biodiversity Indicator shows that moth abundance has almost...

Royal Highland Showcase Shares the Best of Dumfries and Galloway with the World 

Three generations of women from one farming family will show their Belted Galloways as part of our celebration of south-west Scotland Dumfries & Galloway aims...

New Survey Offers AAA Results

A new fellowship aims to identify strengths and opportunities within the animal health, agritech and aquaculture (AAA) sector in Scotland. Fellow Dr Jenna Bowen, from...
DUMFRIES PRIMESTOCK SALE REPORT 05/05/2021

Dumfries Primestock Sale Report 05/05/2021

C & D Auctions held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries.   53 Cattle Forward   Prime Cattle:   Limousin x Bullocks to 260p/kg from J Jardine, Yett to...
Trials test efficiency of foliar feeds

Trials Test Efficiency Of Foliar Feeds

New trials will test whether the targeted application of fertiliser to the leaves of a plant can help reduce a farm’s carbon footprint. The Farming...

Wallets Marts Weekly Primestock Sale Report Tuesday 4 May 2021

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 4 May 2021 had forward 634 prime and cast sheep. All classes of hoggs were sharper to average...