Rural & Farming News

UK partnership launched to tackle agricultural challenges

UK partnership launched to tackle agricultural challenges

The UK Government has today launched the UK Agriculture Partnership (UKAP), a new forum which will bring together stakeholders from across the UK to...
DUMFRIES MART STORE CATTLE SALE REPORT 24/01/2022

Dumfries Mart Store Cattle Sale Report 24/01/2022

C & D Auction Marts held their fornightly sale of store cattle in Dumfries. 193 Forward: Vendors were delighted with returns as a full ringside...
WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE REPORT TUESDAY 25TH JANUARY 2022

Wallets Marts Weekly Primestock Sale Report Tuesday 25th January 2022

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Ltd on Tuesday 25th January 2022 had forward 2253 prime and cast sheep.   1825 Prime hoggs sold to average261.9ppk (264.9SQQ )   Hoggs...
New Agroecology Learning Programme Launches for Farmers and Crofters 

New Agroecology Learning Programme Launches for Farmers and Crofters 

Food campaigners and farming organisations have come together to support a unique agroecology learning programme led by farmers and crofters in Scotland. Funded by the...
VIGILANCE AROUND AVIAN INFLUENZA MUST BE SUSTAINED

Vigilance Around Avian Influenza Must Be Sustained

Farmers union calls on all smallholders and keepers of backyard flocks to sign up to the Poultry Register  The Avian Influenza (AI) situation continues...
HARPER RAISES HER LIVESTOCK WORRYING ACT WITH THE FIRST MINISTER 

Harper Raises Her Livestock Worrying Act With The First Minister 

South Scotland MSP Emma Harper, who successfully guided legislation through the Scottish Parliament to increase the investigation powers available to Police Scotland and the...
Tilhill Launches 2022 Graduate Programme

Tilhill Launches 2022 Graduate Programme

Apply Now - Fantastic Career Opportunities in Forestry with Industry-Leading Graduate Scheme Tilhill, the UK’s leading woodland creation, forestry management, timber harvesting, and landscaping...

Wallets Marts Weekly Sales Reports 17 & 18 January 2022

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED MONDAY 17TH JANUARY 2022 STORE LAMBS, STORE CATTLE & OTM CATTLE   Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Monday 17th January sold Store...
Reckless ‘amateur Lumberjacks’ doing more harm than good

Reckless ‘Amateur Lumberjacks’ Doing More Harm Than Good

Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) has urged amateur lumberjacks who are venturing in to forests to cut up windblown trees to stay at home...
SCOTTISH WOODLANDS GROWS TREES - AND FUTURE LEADERS

Scottish Woodlands Grows Trees & Future Leaders

Scottish Woodlands Ltd is celebrating the 5th anniversary of its graduate training programme by recruiting eight more future industry leaders. The company has addressed the...