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TAX OPTIONS FOR FARMERS FACING CASHFLOW PROBLEMS

 Guidance issued ahead of 31 January deadline With the 31 January tax payment deadline fast approaching, Johnston Carmichael – who operate NFU Scotland’s Taxation Advice...

ITALY FINE A SLAP IN THE FACE FOR SCOTTISH EGG PRODUCERS

  Europe’s decision to impose a paltry fine on Italy for defying the ban on laying cages is a slap in the face for Scottish...

NATIONAL FARMERS UNIONS DEMAND ACTION AFTER FARMERS PROTEST ACROSS BRITAIN

Farming unions demand clear and urgent action from Government, industry and EU A seismic change in the way food is sold is essential or there...

DUMFRIES MART PRIMESTOCK SALE REPORT

DUMFRIES PRIMESTOCK 04.02.2015Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday. Smaller show of Prime Cattle Forward – Short of buyers...

Loose Dog Injuries Lambs – Dumfries

Police in Dumfries are appealling for information regarding a white Akita type dog believed to be responsible for worrying sheep in fields near to...

CALL FOR CAP TIMELINES TO BE ESTABLISHED

  Information needed by Scottish growers in July NFU Scotland is calling on the Scottish Government to put timelines in place when it expects information on...
Sheep Profitability

Spotlight on Sheep Profitability at Nithsdale Monitor Farm

A close look at the opportunities to improve sheep enterprise profitability will be on the cards at the next meeting of the Nithsdale Monitor...

FREE WORKSHOP – SHEEP LAMENESS AND FLOCK HEALTH PLANNING

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), in conjunction with MSD Animal Health, is running a series of free workshops in the coming weeks which will focus...

49 AMENDMENTS INTRODUCE TO STRENGTHEN LAND REFORM BILL

Land Reform Minister Aileen McLeod will today move 49 amendments to further strengthen the Land Reform Bill, as it reaches the second committee stage...

GLIMMER OF LIGHT AT THE END OF MILK PRICE TUNNEL

Scottish dairy farmers remain a long way from profitability Falling milk production across the UK and Europe, a slight lift in dairy commodity auction prices...