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Save Your Energy! Electricity Storage Systems Examined in new FAS Technical Note

Electricity storage systems on farms could play a major role in the next step of the “energy revolution”. This is according to a new technical...
Wallets Marts Weekly Sales

Wallets Marts Weekly Sales Round-Up

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited held their main April sale of store and OTM cattle on Monday 23rd April 2018.  With a massive entry...
genomics

The Genomes are out of the Bottle – Unique SRUC Course Gives Vets Lowdown...

World-leading livestock scientists from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) are set to give vets the lowdown on genomics to give them the knowledge that farmers...
Farm Payments

£300 Million Farm Payments Underway Says Ewing

Payments worth more than £300 million to farmers and crofters have begun, Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing has confirmed. In the coming months, eligible farmers...
SCOTT CARSON MEMORIAL CUP FOOTBALL MATCH

OVER £700 RAISED AT YOUNG FARMERS SCOTT CARSON MEMORIAL CUP FOOTBALL MATCH

On Thursday 19th April Stewartry Young Farmers held their Annual Charity Football Match in memory of Scott Carson. A spokesperson for the club told...

NFU SCOTLAND WELCOME FOR £250k WEATHER SUPPORT PACKAGE

NFU Scotland has welcomed a £250k Scottish Government package of support for farmers and crofters to help address the impact of recent extreme weather.  It...

New Report Highlights Need For Bus Regulation & An End To Rip Off Rail...

A new report that reveals that high transport costs are stopping young people in rural areas from accessing education and employment highlights the need...
ADVERSE WEATHER TROUBLES

Union Meets With MSP To Discuss Solution To Adverse Weather Troubles

NFU Scotland President Andrew McCornick met with Emma Harper MSP yesterday, Tuesday 10 April, to discuss the serious problems Scotland’s farmers are facing after...
Butterfly Revival Dashed

Butterfly Revival Dashed by Wet, Gloomy Weather

Two declining butterflies suffered their worst year on record in 2017 after hopes of a butterfly revival were dashed by a chilly snap in...

How to Tame Your Dragon! SRUC Students Reach National Animal Husbandry Final

Two Animal Care students from the Barony campus at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have reached the final of a UK-wide animal husbandry competition.   Organised by...