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APPLICATION SUBMITTED TO REINTRODUCE ‘LYNX’ INTO NORTHERN ENGLAND

The Lynx UK Trust has submitted to Natural England an application to carry out a trial reintroduction of 6 Eurasian lynx just over the...

Loose Dog Injuries Lambs – Dumfries

Police in Dumfries are appealling for information regarding a white Akita type dog believed to be responsible for worrying sheep in fields near to...
SHEEP

Shear Delight For Stranraer Man After Clipping 2142 Sheep For Charity

Just three weeks after having an operation on his appendix, Stranraer man Grant Hurcomb completed a staggering 50 hours sheep shearing marathon that started...

Retailers Encouraged to Support Scottish Food and Farming

The opportunities to build a sustainable future for Scottish agriculture was the focus of discussions led by NFU Scotland with supermarket retailers at last...
PATIENCE

DAIRY FARMER PATIENCE WEARING THIN

  Dairy farmers patience is legitimately wearing thin as market indicators for dairy commodities soar to levels not seen since the heady highs of 2013. By...
Barony Campus

Barony Campus Mark Success at 2017 Awards Ceremony

Students gathered for the annual awards ceremony at the Barony Campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) were told to “hold on to their dreams”...

SRUC Recognition for Crichton’s “Baggy” Scientist.

Meticulous, adaptable, innovative and empathetic were the descriptions used about Baggy (Ainslay Bagnall), Principal Technician at Scotland’s Rural College’s Crichton Royal Dairy Research and...

RESPONSIBLE ACCESS A MUST THIS SUMMER FOR DOG WALKERS

Free warning signs available for NFU Scotland members and NFU Mutual customers “There are no irresponsible dogs, only irresponsible dog owners”, the clear message to...
export markets

Real challenges ahead in securing Scottish agricultural export markets post Brexit, says AHDB

Securing the future of vital exports such as seed potatoes and malting barley to third countries post-Brexit is complex and presents ‘real challenges’ according...

Disappointment As EU Vote Goes Against Scottish Agriculture

Ban on use of Plant Protection Products on Ecological Focus Areas to come into force A vote in the European Parliament yesterday (14 June) rejected...

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