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SCOTTISH LAND MATCHING SERVICE REACHES ENQUIRY MILESTONE

SCOTTISH LAND MATCHING SERVICE REACHES ENQUIRY MILESTONE

Service that identifies farming and crofting opportunities receives its 1000th enquiry The Scottish Land Matching Service (SLMS) has received its 1000th enquiry. Launched by Scottish Government...
The Dumfries & Galloway Tree Planting Grant Scheme is open for Applications!

The Dumfries & Galloway Tree Planting Grant Scheme is open for Applications!

The Dumfries & Galloway Tree Planting Grant Scheme is now open for applications! This supports native tree planting across the region with grants of...
Hutton seeks farmer views on return of bluetongue risk

Hutton Seeks Farmer Views On Return Of Bluetongue Risk

Researchers from The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen want to hear from livestock farmers about the risk of bluetongue disease in Great Britain to...
Scallop Shells Being Used To Improve River Bladnoch Water Quality

Scallop Shells Being Used To Improve River Bladnoch Water Quality

A groundbreaking project using scallop shells to improve the water quality of a major river in the south of Scotland is being funded by...

Glenkens Land Use Event To Be Held In July

Two important reports on land use in the Glenkens have been published, funded by NatureScot and South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE). These reports, which follow...

Forsyth Family Host Holstein Club Stock Judging

On Friday 7th June Holstein Scotland South held their annual Open Day and Stock Judging at Baltier Farm, Wigtownshire by kind permission of the...

New Digital Dairy Chain partnership to drive innovation

Dumfries and Galloway based, Owen Farm Services is the latest agricultural company to collaborate with the Digital Dairy Chain project to help drive and...
UK FARMING UNIONS JOIN FORCES ON APPROACH TO BOVINE ELECTRONIC IDENTIFICATION

UK Farming Unions Join Forces On Approach To Bovine Electronic Identification

Following a meeting of the UK farming unions’ livestock board chairs in Scotland last week1, the organisations have underlined the need for any changes...
NFU SCOTLAND LAUNCHES DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION REVIEW

NFU Scotland Launches Diversity & Inclusion Review

Encouraging an increase in Union involvement from a wider cross-section of people has been set as a Board priority for 2024. NFU Scotland has launched...
FARMERS ADVISED TO CRACK ON WITH SAF FORM

Farmers Advised To Crack On With SAF Form

The number of Scottish farmers and crofters who have filled out their Single Application Form (SAF) online ahead of the window closing at midnight...