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2019 Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme

DON’T DELAY!  deadline approaching for 2019 Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme

Eligible farmers and crofters are reminded to apply to the Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme (SSBSS) before the deadline of 31 December 2019. The scheme...
Pig Sale Dumfries Mart

First Pig Sale For Over 30 Years Held At Dumfries Mart ( Full Sales...

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their inaugural show and sale of pigs in Dumfries on Monday. All classes of pigs were well supported...
George Baikie SRUC farm operations

George Baikie to lead on SRUC farm operations

Following a national recruitment exercise, SAC Consulting’s George Baikie is moving to a new role to manage all farming operations across Scotland’s Rural College...
farm computers

Ramming home the importance of farm computers

For farmers forking out large amounts of money for equipment such as tractors, it is often easy to forget the importance of investing in...
Cow with Calf dairy farming System

Gatehouse Farmer to Continue Radical Cow with Calf Dairy Farming System

A three year pilot by an organic dairy farm to test a radical new approach to dairy farming has concluded. Rainton Farm, Gatehouse of...
Winter Wheat winners 2019

Wigtownshire Duo in Winter Wheat Winning Team

One of the UK’s top arable farmers has praised the winners of this year’s Winter Wheat Challenge. Scott Campbell, a former Scotland’s Rural College...

Ernespie Farm Wins Dairy Farmer Of The Year Title At Agriscot 2019

Dumfries & Galloway had an impressive three farms in the running for AgriScot's prestigious Scottish Dairy Farm of the Year title 2019. Farmed by the...

Union Seeking Resolution To Fuel Issues

NFU Scotland attended a meeting yesterday (Wednesday 20 November) with other stakeholders, hosted by Petroineos at Grangemouth Refinery Petroineos, the only crude oil refinery in...
NFU SCOTLAND URGES COMMON SENSE THIS BONFIRE NIGHT

NFU SCOTLAND URGES COMMON SENSE THIS BONFIRE NIGHT

The public are being asked to consider their agricultural neighbours before setting off sky lanterns and fireworks this autumn As bonfire night approaches, NFU Scotland...
Farm Boy Brews

Local Farmer Launches New Coffee Brand Business Supporting Mental Health Charities

A new food and drink business has launched in Dumfries and Galloway, with mental health support at its core. Farm Boy Brews is the result...

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