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MILK PRICE CUTS

Further Uk Milk Price Cuts As Commodities Weaken

  NFU Scotland has called on the supply chain to deliver fairer returns to producers as further milk price falls are announced. Milk price analysis shows...
ISLE OF MAN FISHERY DECISION

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY COUNCIL LEADER APPALLED BY ISLE OF MAN FISHERY DECISION

The Leader and Depute of Dumfries and Galloway Council, Elaine Murray and Rob Davidson have today made a statement on behalf of our Council...
Young Galloway Beef Farmers

Young Galloway Beef Farmers Head to Denver

Four young farmers from Dumfries and Galloway have flown out to Denver in the United States to visit the Denver Cattle Show on a...
Free Sheep Scab Testing

Free Sheep Scab Testing for Scottish Flocks

Dumfries and Galloway farmers are being reminded that free laboratory testing for sheep scab is available from SAC Consulting Veterinary Services.   Resistance to moxidectin in...
ISLE OF MAN FISHERY DECISION

Calls to Halt New Isle of Man Fisheries Measures

The Scottish Government could invoke the dispute resolution process if the Isle of Man Government does not call a halt to new fisheries management...
SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT CELEBRATES WOMEN

SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT CELEBRATES WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE  

Over 100 women from across the agricultural sector gathered in the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday to hear findings of a recent report from the...
LOCHARBRIGGS

£3000 WORTH OF FORESTRY EQUIPMENT STOLEN – LOCHARBRIGGS

Officers are investigating a break-in to a compound at Tilhill Forsestry in Locharbriggs. The break-in happened sometime between Wednesday 20 December 2017 and Friday...
SALE REPORT TUESDAY

Wallets Marts Weekly Primestock Sale Report Tuesday 9th January 2018

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 9th January 2018 had forward 1602 prime hoggs and cast sheep.   1301 prime hoggs sold to average 185.6...
National Park Campaign

Cabinet Secretary Sympathetic to Galloway National Park Campaign

Today in Parliament the local MSP for Galloway and West Dumfries, Finlay Carson, asked the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Fiona...

Dairy Trend of Fewer Herds but More Cows Continues.

The 1st. of January 2018 dairy herd statistics for Scotland released by the Scottish Dairy Cattle Association compared to January 2017 show an overall...