NEW TEST LAUNCHED TO HELP PREVENT LONG BONE DEFORMITY OF CALVES

SRUC Veterinary Services Launches New Test to Help Prevent Long Bone Deformity of CalvesSRUC’s Veterinary Services has launched a new test for measuring levels...

CENTENARY TRUST OFFERING GRANTS FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY PROJECTS

NEW ROUND OF APPLICATIONS SOUGHT FOR CENTENARY TRUST CASH Health and safety projects on farms and rural areas encouraged to apply NFU Scotland’s Centenary Trust is...

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY FARMERS WARNED TO WATCH FOR LUNGWORM

Lungworm Warning from SRUC VetsFarmers are warned to be on their guard for lungworm this year. SRUC Veterinary Services is reporting that diagnostic submissions...

EXCHANGE RATE HITS DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAYS FARMERS

EXCHANGE RATE HITS SUPPORT PAYMENTS FOR 2014 The exchange rate to be used to calculate support delivered through the 2014 Single Farm Payment...

FARMERS URGED TO PUT EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS IN PLACE

  New Minimum Agricultural Wage agreement announced NFU Scotland is reminding agricultural employers to ensure they have an up to date contract of employment in place...

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT DECISIONS ON NITROGEN FIXING CROPS LIMIT SCOTLAND’S GREENING OPTIONS

  NFU Scotland has expressed deep disappointment at Scottish Government’s decision to impose stringent management restrictions on those hoping to grow nitrogen fixing crops in...

DUMFRIES MART PRIMSTOCK SALE REPORT 24/09/14

DUMFRIES PRIMESTOCK –24.09.2014Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday. 28 Prime Cattle – Best Quality cattle wanted....

THE DGWGO DUMFRIES MART WEEKLY REPORT

DUMFRIES STORE CATTLE 22.09.14 Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly Sale of 446 Store Cattle to include Autumn Sale of Organic Cattle...

FARMING PRESIDENTS LEAD LOBBYING OFFENSIVE IN BRUSSELS

  The presidents of the four UK farming unions will be in Brussels this week on a major lobbying offensive. Lack of detail on Common Agricultural...

SCOTTISH NATIONAL FARMERS UNION BOARD BACKS RURAL LIFESAVING INITIATIVE

  Grid location cards speeds up emergency response to accidents NFU Scotland’s Board of Directors have backed an initiative, which could potentially save lives on farms. The...