Rural & Farming News

Shaping Scotland’s Land Market Key To Natural Capital Opportunity

The Scottish Land Commission has today published recommendations to Scottish Ministers to help Scotland realise the opportunity of new value in the nation’s land...
Big success for Dumfries & Galloway in ‘Tree Oscars’

Big Success For Dumfries & Galloway in ‘Tree Oscars’

One of Scotland’s largest modern forests and a nursery school in Kirkcudbright are among those honoured in a highly successful year for Dumfries &...

NFU Scotland Updates ‘how Do You Plan’ Page To Help Farmers And Crofters Deal...

Scotland’s farmers and crofters are currently facing extreme financial uncertainty as a result of unprecedented pressure from input price inflation. NFU Scotland have heard the...
Land Use Conversations: A Glenkens Future?

Land Use Conversations: A Glenkens Future?

Our landscape is changing - it always has. How we see this change depends on a whole range of factors, from the stark to...
Wildlife officers raise awareness of fish poaching

Wildlife Officers Raise Awareness Of Fish Poaching

Police Scotland wildlife officers are encouraging the public to be aware of fish poaching and report any suspicious activity or concerns as new figures...
Gamekeeping Taskforce “needed now more than ever”

Gamekeeping Taskforce Needed Now More Than Ever Says BASC

A year on from BASC Scotland’s call for the establishment of a Gamekeeping Taskforce, the Minister for Environment and Land Reform, Màiri McAllan MSP,...

NFU Scotland Welcomes Scottish Government Announcement To Bring Forward Payment Schedule

NFU Scotland has welcomed an announcement from Scottish Government that it is to bring forward the timetable for crucial support payments by almost a...
DUMFRIES MART WEEKLY SALES REPORTS 13 & 15/06/22

Dumfries Mart Weekly Sales Reports 13 & 15/06/22

DUMFRIES STORE CATTLE 13/06/2022 C & D Auction Marts held their fornightly sale of store cattle in Dumfries. Less cattle around, easily sold with plenty of...
WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE REPORT TUESDAY 14TH JUNE 2022

Wallets Marts Weekly Primestock Sale Report Tuesday 14th June 2022

  Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Ltd on Tuesday 14th June 2022 had forward 557 prime and cast sheep.   Prime lambs sold to average 298.4SQQ   Spring lambs sold...

Dumfries Monthly Pig Sale Report 13/06/22

153 pigs were sold at the monthly sale at Dumfries on Monday. New and regular buyers were in attendance and, although trade still reflects...