Rural & Farming News

Drones take carbon project to next level

Drones Take Carbon Project To Next Level

High-tech drones are being deployed across Scotland as part of an innovative project to estimate the carbon stored on the country’s farms. Environmental specialists at...
Barmurrie Beltex Lambs Champions at Wallets Christmas Show 2022

Barmurrie Beltex Lambs Champions at Wallets Christmas Show 2022

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 6th December 2022 held their annual Christmas Show and Sale of Prime lambs together with the sale...
Research to unlock the potential of edible insects

Research To Unlock The Potential Of Edible Insects

With edible insects being hailed as a sustainable source of high protein food, researchers at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have been awarded more than...
Wood of Keyr Regeneration project launched

Wood Of Keyr Regeneration Project Launched

As winter comes on, an ambitious project to regenerate a Dumfriesshire ancient oak woodland is getting underway. Keyr Wood in Mid Nithsdale is centuries...
RHET BALL RAISES £45K TOWARDS NEW COUNTRYSIDE CLASSROOM ON WHEELS

Rhet Ball Raises £45k Towards New Countryside Classroom On Wheels

Over 350 friends and supporters of The Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) gathered at the Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries on Saturday 19th November to...

Festive Extravaganza of Illuminated Tractors and Trucks Set To Do a Run For DGRI...

Lockerbie man Ryan Muir is once again trying to raise as much money as possible for the neo natal unit at Dumfries and Galloway...
ROYAL HIGHLAND SHOW - BIGGER THAN HOGMANAY

Royal Highland Show – Bigger Than Hogmanay

An independent report finds Royal Highland Show contributes more to Edinburgh’s economy than Hogmanay celebrations Scotland’s largest outdoor event found to contribute £39.5m per...
QMS and AHDB announce 9 New Monitor Farms at AgriScot

QMS & AHDB Announce 9 New Monitor Farms at AgriScot

Launched in autumn 2003, the Monitor Farm Scotland Programme initiative is managed by Quality Meat Scotland with support from AHDB with funding from the...

Smarter Sheep Science To Be Showcased at Free Event

Cutting edge science in sheep breeding will be presented at a free event near Edinburgh in early December. Showcasing Smarter Sheep Science will present new...
SCOTLAND’S POULTRY PRODUCERS CALL ON SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT TO INTRODUCE HOUSING ORDER IMMEDIATELY

Scotland’s Poultry Producers Call On Scottish Government To Introduce Housing Order Immediately

NFU Scotland’s Poultry Working Group warns sector survival on the line over poor retailer support and Avian Influenza threat The Scottish poultry industry continues to...