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Stranraers Anne McCall Appointed As First Female Director at RSPB Scotland

RSPB Scotland, the country’s largest wildlife conservation charity, has appointed a new director. Anne McCall will become the organisation’s first female leader when she...
Nithsdale Monitor Farm

Nithsdale Monitor Farm Plans for the Future

The next meeting at the Nithsdale monitor farm (on Thursday 25 May) will focus on the summer plans for managing soils, grassland, the breeding...

DUMFRIES MART PRIMESTOCK SALE REPORT 10.05.2017

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries. 90 Cattle Forward: Prime Cattle: Better Show of Butcher Type Heifers met...

Accreditation from the Institution of Environmental Sciences

The University of Glasgow’s School of Interdisciplinary Studies received welcome news this week from the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) regarding its recent accreditation...
Sward Stick

QMS Launches New Version of Popular Sward Stick

With increasing numbers of livestock farmers seeking to improve their profitability through better grazing management, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has issued an updated version...
Grass

12 New Varieties Added to the Recommended Grass and Clover Lists

Eleven new varieties of ryegrass and one red clover variety have been added to the 2017/2018 Recommended Grass and Clover Lists (RGCL). The publication...

New Buyers Create Demand At Wallets Marts – Sales Report

  Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited sold 25 OTM Cattle, 205 Store Cattle and 108 Breeding Cattle at their fortnightly sale on Monday 8th May...
MACHARS YOUNG FARMERS

Machars Young Farmers Cook Up A Storm

On Thursday 4th May Karyn McMillan and Bob Stead represented Machars Young Farmers Club in the Dumfries and Galloway Country Cooks competition at Stranraer. The...
Wigtown show

From Celebrity Chefs To Monster Trucks, Wigtown Show 2017 Has It All

There really will be something for everyone at this year’s Wigtown Show.  It has just been confirmed that Scottish celebrity chef, Nick Nairn will...
MOCK AUCTION

Stewartry Young Farmers Go Bidding Mad At Mock Auction

The Stewartry Young Farmers Club held there Mock auction  on the 1st May at GTR Contracts Ltd, Dumfries with kind permission of Gary and...

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Birthday Weekend

Artists and Visitors Delight in Spring Fling 15th Birthday Weekend

The 15th anniversary Spring Fling saw thousands of visitors flock to studios across Dumfries and Galloway. Among the most eye-catching contributions to Scotland’s premier open...