Rural & Farming News

Rural leadership course aims to boost skills

Rural Leadership Course Aims To Boost skills

Rural leaders looking to grow their businesses to get through the recent turbulent times are invited to join the Scottish Enterprise Rural Leadership Programme. Now...

Dumfries Mart Weekly Primestock Report 23/06/2021

  C & D Auctions held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries.   37 Cattle Forward:   Limousin x Heifer from J Jardine, Yett sold to 263p/kg and...
Transitioning to reduced tillage

Transitioning To Reduced Tillage

Farmers can save money and help the environment by reducing tillage, but they must also be wary of its pitfalls. This is according to a...
First Milk announces fourth consecutive milk price increase

First Milk Announces Fourth Consecutive Milk Price Increase

First Milk has today announced a 0.5ppl increase to its member milk price from August 1. This takes its price on a manufacturing standard...
FARMERS AND CROFTERS – CHECK YOUR VEHICLES AND MACHINERY ARE E10 COMPLIANT!

Farmers And Crofters – Check Your Vehicles & Machinery Are E10 Compliant!

Move to E10 standard petrol grade this summer sparks DVLA reminder for those with vehicles and machinery made prior to 2011 This summer the standard...
WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY SALES REPORTS 21 & 22 June 2021

Wallets Marts Weekly Sales Reports 21 & 22 June 2021

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED MONDAY 21 JUNE 2021 STORE AND OTM CATTLE     Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited held their fortnightly sale of Store and OTM Cattle...
Changing the chemistry at Scotland's environment protection agency

Changing The Chemistry At Scotland’s Environment Protection Agency

Leaders with ambition to help Scotland achieve net zero and address the climate and biodiversity emergencies have an important window of opportunity to shape...
First Milk appoints Co-op’s Michael Fletcher as non-executive director

First Milk Appoints Co-op’s Michael Fletcher As Non-Executive Director

First Milk has today announced the appointment of Michael Fletcher as a non-executive director.   Michael is currently Chief Commercial Officer at Co-op Food where he...
GOLDEN SHEARS SHEEP SHEARING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS ATTRACT SPONSOR, LISTER SHEARING 

Golden Shears Sheep Shearing World Championships Attract Sponsor, Lister Shearing 

The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) has announced that Lister Shearing will be official equipment and clothing sponsor of the Golden Shears Sheep Shearing World Championships, which...
WORKING CHICKENS SEARCHING FOR A FOREVER HOME WOULD STRETCH FROM JOHN O’GROATS TO LAND’S END

Working Chickens Searching For A Forever Home Would Stretch From John O’Groats To Land’s...

If you stood all the chickens that could, conservatively, need rehoming in 2021, the queue of chickens would stretch from John O’Groats to Lands’...