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Nithsdale Monitor Farm Meeting Selkirk

Next Nithsdale Monitor Farm Meeting a Learning Safari to Selkirk

The next Nithsdale Monitor Farm meeting on Wednesday 21 August will be a learning journey to Selkirk to visit Oakwood Mill farm and Bowhill...
New entrants scoop farm tenancy near Moffat

New Entrants Scoop Farm Tenancy Near Moffat

A local couple have been chosen to take over a 242-acre farm on the Applegirth Estate in Dumfries & Galloway. Andrew and Suzanne Jardine...
New agri-tech project launched

New Agri-tech Project Will Seek To Boost Dairy Beef Production

A new project has been launched to boost production efficiency within the UK’s dairy-beef sector.   Well-Calf will develop precision technologies for optimising the production efficiency...

Three Young Eagles Released To Help Reinforce Golden Eagles in Southern Scotland

A young eagle at a reintroduction site in the South of Scotland has been attacked by another eagle in behaviour not observed before. The South...

D&G Biodiversity Projects Share £189k Nature Fund Cash

Two nature projects will share £189,000 to help save one of Scotland’s most endangered animals and restore an almost vanished habitat at sites in...
Wild Bird Control General Licence Consultation

Scottish Natural Heritage Launch Wild Bird Control General Licence Consultation

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has announced it will launch a 12-week consultation about wild birds today. The consultation covers circumstances when wild birds can be...

Police Scotland Launch Bothy Watch

Police Scotland is today launching ‘Bothy Watch’ – an initiative to raise awareness of the issues surrounding remote bothies across the south of Scotland. The...
£8 Million Borderlands Dairy Innovation Centre

£8 Million Borderlands Dairy Innovation Centre for SRUC’s Barony Campus

The Borderlands partnership have announced investment of up to £8 million into a new Centre of Dairy Innovation in the South and West Faculty...
Invasive Species River Dee Catchment

New Report Issued on Invasive Species in the River Dee

One of the Galloway Glens projects is ‘Fish: Loch Ken’, seeking to better understand fish populations in Loch Ken and consider issues such as...

A record-breaking number of visitors Attend 2019 Royal Highland Show

A record-breaking 195,400 visitors made their way to the Royal Highland Show at Ingliston, in Edinburgh, over the last four days to experience rural life...