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DUMFRIES PRIMESTOCK 05.08.2015 Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday. 92 Prime Cattle Forward A small show of Prime Cattle were...

UNION URGES SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT TO GIVE DETAILS OF CHANGES FOR 2016 CAP SIMPLIFICATION

With planting of 2016 crops starting shortly for some, NFU Scotland is urging the Scottish Government to publicise its plans for progressing simplification as...

Masterchef Presenter Backs Scotch Lamb Campaign

Masterchef presenter Gregg Wallace today (August 5th 2015) urged consumers to make the most of the versatility and simplicity of cooking Scotch Lamb PGI.Speaking...

UNION CALLS FOR AGRICULTURAL WAGES TO BE SET UNDER GENERAL LAW AND ABOLISH SAWB

NFU Scotland is calling for abolition of the Scottish Agricultural Wages Board (SAWB) and for agricultural worker’s pay and conditions to be determined under...

Social Enterprises In South of Scotland Vital To Local Economy And Communities

The Crichton Institute (CI) recognises that social enterprises have an increasingly important role to play in the development of the economy and community in...

RURAL WATCH SCHEME RE-LAUNCHES IN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY

Members encouraged to sign up to receive alertsIn a bid to tackle agricultural crime in the rural community, a rural watch scheme for Dumfries...

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT PANICKING ON CAP REFORMS, SAYS FERGUSSON

 Reacting to the news that the Scottish Government is having to recruit 20 ‘Digitisers’ to help with the verification process to which all applications...

UK FARMERS UNIONS DEMAND FAIR DEAL FOR ALL ON CHEESE AND BUTTER

Representatives of the Ulster Farmers’ Union, the National Farmers Union and the National Farmers Union of Scotland met in Belfast to discuss the deteriorating...

INTERNATIONAL SHEEP DOG TRIALS COME TO DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY

Who will be Top Dog?The most prestigious sheep dog competition in the world is coming to Dumfries & Galloway on 10-12 September. The International...

Farmers Urged To Be Aware Of Sheep Scab As Sales Season Approaches

 Sheep scab, an increasingly serious problem for British sheep farmers, was a discussion topic at the recent Clyde monitor farm meeting, hosted by monitor...

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