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The Greenland White-fronted Geese Leave Galloway & Head North

Greenland White-fronted geese are a distinct and relatively rare race of white-fronted geese (Anser albifrons) which breed in Greenland and over-winter in Britain and...
Farmers urged to wade into bird conservation

Farmers Urged To Wade Into Bird Conservation

Farmers and land managers have an important role to play in reversing the declining numbers of wading birds in Scotland, according to a new...
DUMFRIES MART PRIMESTOCKSALE REPORT 01/04/20

Dumfries Mart Primestocksale Report 01/04/20

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries. OTM's in short supply. Met a positive demand for all...

Farmers urged to prepare plan B (COVID-19)

Farming consultants have created an emergency document to help farmers plan ahead in case they fall ill during the coronavirus pandemic.With sheep enterprises in...
CHANGES TO FARM WORKERS WAGES ORDER COME INTO EFFECT

Changes To Farm Workers Wages Order Come Into Effect

As of Wednesday 1 April, changes to the minimum wage of farm workers will come into effectWith changes to the Wages Order coming in...

Sowing The Seeds For Research Project

Researchers at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have created an apple pollination experiment to help parents who are home schooling their children. The experiment will not...

Wallets Marts OTM & Store Cattle Sale Monday 30 March 2020

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Monday 30 March 2020 had forward 179 OTM and Store cattle. A mixed show for quality saw stronger and...
Union KEEPS FARMERS AND CROFTERS FULLY INFORMED WITH COVID-19 UPDATES

Union Keeps Farmers & Crofters Fully Informed With Covid-19 Updates

NFU Scotland is also providing a draft letter for employers where staff must move where it is essential to food productionIn recent days NFU...

Public Asked To Exercise Responsibly When On Farmland (Covid-19)

As the public exercise in the countryside during lockdown, NFU Scotland is reminding of the importance of controlling their dogs, employing social distancing and...
SRUC community swings into action over coronavirus

SRUC Community Swings Into Action Over Coronavirus

Former students from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have been joining staff to take action against the impact of coronavirus.This has ranged from recording virtual...

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