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Retired FARMERS CELEBRATE SUCCESSFUL YEAR

Retired Dumfries & Galloway Farmers Celebrate Successful Year

The Retired Farming Social Group in Dumfries and Galloway celebrated its first birthday last Thursday (29 November), with the group having expanded from 12...
DOG FOULING SURVEY

NFUS LAUNCH LIVESTOCK WORRY AND DOG FOULING SURVEY

With the increasing problem of livestock worrying and dog fouling on farmland, NFU Scotland is currently running a survey to gather as many views...
Crop Star

Dumfries and Galloway Young Farmer Mark Craig is a Crop Star

The Winter Wheat Challenge trophy has returned to the Edinburgh campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).   Sponsored by the Mains of Loirston Trust, the winners...
Summer 2018 Stewartry Young Farmers

It Has Been a Busy End to The Summer for Stewartry Young Farmers

Late Summer and Autumn have been a busy time for the Stewartry Young Farmers. Starting with the Stewartry Show back in August, the club...
Rural communities demand Brexit say

Rural communities demand Brexit say

Scottish Rural Action has extended a three-month consultation into the impact of Brexit on rural Scotland after overwhelming demand from rural communities. The consultation, which...
SCOTTISH SALMON FARM MEDICINE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTING LOCAL MARINE ENVIRONMENT

SCOTTISH SALMON FARM MEDICINE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTING LOCAL MARINE ENVIRONMENTS

SEPA UNVEILS FIRM, EVIDENCE-BASED PROPOSALS FOR A REVISED REGULATORY REGIME Scottish salmon farm medicine significantly impacting local marine environments concludes SEPA research report, which...
Moffat Couple Shortlisted agriScot Scotch Beef Farm

Moffat Couple Shortlisted for AgriScot Scotch Beef Farm of the Year

The three finalists of the AgriScot Scotch Beef Farm of the Year Award were announced today (Wednesday 7 November) by AgriScot, Quality Meat Scotland...
2018 South West Scotland Dairy Show

Grand Display of Breeds at the 2018 South West Scotland Dairy Show

The annual South West Scotland Dairy Show held on Wednesday 31st October at Wallets Marts, Castle Douglas, was a great success with 60 animals...
COMMON SENSE OVER BONFIRE NIGHT

NFU SCOTLAND SEEKS COMMON SENSE OVER BONFIRE NIGHT

As bonfire night approaches, NFU Scotland is urging people to consider their agricultural neighbours and avoid using dangerous sky lanterns this year. Sky lanterns are...
FARMERS UNION ELECTIONS

STARTING GUN FIRED ON FARMERS UNION ELECTIONS

Nominations sought for Presidential and Vice Presidential roles NFU Scotland is now taking nominations for the positions of President and its two Vice Presidential posts. The...