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Machars Young Farmers Committee Chosen For 2017/18

On Sunday 12th March Machars Young Farmers held their AGM, where the following members were elected onto 2017-2018’s committee: Chairman:                           Andrew-Hunter Blair Vice Chairman:                 ...
APRIL

Wallets Marts Primestock Report 4th April 2017

  Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited held their weekly sale of 645 prime and cast sheep on Tuesday 4th April 2017.   Prime sheep were a plainer...
VICE PRESIDENT

Local MSP & NFUS Vice President Team Up For Milking Duties

Emma Harper MSP visited NFUS vice president Gary Mitchell at his dairy farm West Galdenoch, near Stoneykirk near Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway last Friday...
electrofishing

Carson Cautiously Welcomes Electrofishing Trial

FINLAY Carson has today cautiously welcomed the announcement to have a controlled trial of electrofishing in Scotland.   The announcement, by the Scottish Government, comes after...
Overwintering

The Annual Dumfries and Galloway Overwintering Cattle Show and Sale 03.04.2017

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of Store Cattle on Monday in Dumfries which included The Annual Dumfries and Galloway...
Appointed

Alan Clarke Appointed to Quality Meat Scotland Chief Executive Role

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has appointed Alan Clarke as its new chief executive. Mr Clarke, who is currently chief executive of Scottish Bakers, will take...
buoyant

Trade Buoyant At Wallets Marts Store Sale 27/013/17

 Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited held their fortnightly cattle sale on Monday 27th March 2017 when they sold 423 cattle. Whilst the exceptional weather may...

Spring Into Safety Mode On Farms This April

Agricultural industry urged to put their safety first to avoid accidents With spring work well underway in Scotland, farmers, crofters and those working across the...
Wonderful Woods

Final Chance for Scotland’s Wonderful Woods and Fine Forests

Wonderful woodlands and fine forests across Scotland are being urged to enter a national awards programme which closes to entries on Friday. (March 31). Scotland’s...

We Must Work With Farmers In Fight Against Climate Change

South of Scotland MSP Emma Harper has outlined the importance of working with farmers to achieve Scotland’s climate change goals. In a speech to Parliament...

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