Friday, January 18, 2019
Home Rural & Farming News

Rural & Farming News

Sheep Dog

4200gns For Top Dog At Historic Moffat Sheep Dog Sale

 C & D Auctions held their Spring Sale of 64 Working Sheep Dog Collies and Pups at Moffat. Another Large Turnout of Buyers Were in...
school pupils

D&G School Pupils Enjoyed a “Taste of their Future” at Barony

  Over 50 Dumfries and Galloway school pupils enjoyed the opportunity to try out different practical tasks at the “Taste of Your Future” event that...
QMS

Chief Executive of QMS To Step Down

Uel Morton, Chief Executive of Quality Meat Scotland, will step down from his role later this year. After 11 years in the position, Mr Morton...

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY VET NURSES GRADUATE

Vet Nurses Celebrating Graduation Look Forward to Full Employment Sixteen Veterinary Nurses from SRUC’s Barony Campus recently celebrated their success at the graduation ceremony held...

NFUS PRESIDENT VISITS FLOOD STRUCK FARM IN ST JOHNS TOWN DALRY

  NFU Scotland President, Allan Bowie and NFU Scotland Regional Manager for Dumfries and Galloway, Teresa Dougall visited James Edgar of Newfield Farm, St Johns...

FARMERS WALK COW INTO MORRISONS SUPERMARKET, DUMFRIES TO RAISE AWARENESS OF MILK PRICES: VIDEO

Around 50 Dumfries and Galloway Farmers (plus a cow) gathered outside Morrisons Supermarket in Dumfries last night, to make a peaceful protest about the price...

Barony Campus Welcomed Fellow Students From SRUC Ayr for Learning Exchange

SRUC’s Barony Campus, Dumfries and Galloway recently welcomed 12 first year Agriculture students from its Ayr Campus to take part in a range of...

Old Luce Ploughing Society Annual Match Results

13 Ploughmen took part in the Old Luce Ploughing Society, annual ploughing match held at Dunragit on Saturday the 12th of November by kind...

LOCAL D&G ARTISTS LIVING RURAL MURALS HELP GET REGION ONTO THE MAP

There has been no pulling the wool over the eyes of the national Press this last week by Local artist Helen Ryman from Wigtownshire   Helen...

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY FARMER’S DIVERSITY GROWS WITH SCOTTISH CHRISTMAS TREES

Scottish Christmas Trees. Local farmer Rory Young is one of the most diverse farmers in Dumfries and Galloway. Not content with his cattle and...