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Great Trade for Scotch Mule Ewe Lambs at Dumfries

DUMFRIES 10.09.16 C & D Auction Marts Ltd had a catalogue entry of 3260  Breeding Sheep also 1000 Store Lambs at  Dumfries on Saturday.   Second Sale...

Key to the Future of UK Sheep Farming is Meeting Market Demands

    The Scottish sheep industry needs to be able to react to market demands if it is to have a profitable future, according to Ian...

FUTURE OF FARMING SUCCESS EVENT TO FOCUS ON NEXT GENERATION

  Young farmers are being invited to an NFU Scotland event which will focus on the future of young farmers in Dumfries and Galloway. The free...

BLOW FOR LEATHERJACKET CONTROL FOR FARMERS AND CROFTERS

CRD rejects emergency authorisation application for use of chlorpyrifos Farmers and crofters now have been left with no economic means of controlling damaging leatherjackets on...

WILD LYNX COULD BE RE-INTRODUCED TO SCOTTISH BORDERS

It was just over a year ago that the Lynx UK Trust announced their hopes to reintroduce Eurasian lynx to the British Isles. Suggesting...
RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES

New Responsible Dog Ownership Campaign Launches

‘Control your Dog on Farmland’ focusses on livestock worrying and dog fouling NFU Scotland has launched a new awareness-raising campaign to tackle the blight of...

SCOTTISH HILL SHEEP SCHEME PAYMENTS TO BEGIN

Eligible ewe hoggs to be receive €78 per head NFU Scotland understands that payments under the new Scottish Upland Sheep Support Scheme (SUSSS) are likely...
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Wallets Marts Primestock Report 4th April 2017

  Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited held their weekly sale of 645 prime and cast sheep on Tuesday 4th April 2017.   Prime sheep were a plainer...

FARMERS UNION WELCOMES NEW LOOK TO SCOTTISH CABINET

  Lochhead thanked for service to food and farming sector NFU Scotland has welcomed a new look to the way Scottish Government will drive forward Scotland’s...

Search on for Next Scotch Beef Farm of the Year

  The organisers of the Scotch Beef Farm of the Year award are urging farmers and others involved in the industry to nominate farms they...