SRUC Suggests Draff As A Supplement Due To Slow Springs Low Silage Yields

Scotland’s Rural College suggests farmers whose first cut of silage had been less than expected should consider ensiling draff, a valuable residue from the...

LOCAL MSP URGES FIGHT AGAINST AGRICULTURAL CRIME THROUGH FARM WATCH

Dumfriesshire MSP Elaine Murray is backing a scheme run by Police Scotland in conjunction with NFU Scotland, to tackle agricultural crime in the region....

DUMFRIES MART REPORT 10/6/15

DUMFRIES PRIMESTOCK 10.06.2015 Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday. A smaller show of clean cattle were short of buyers...

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY FORESTRY GETS NEW MANAGER

Forestry Commission Scotland has appointed Dr Sallie Bailey as the new Forest District Manager for the Dumfries & Borders region.In her new role she...

LOCKERBIE DAIRY IS A BEACON OF EXCELLENCE SAYS DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY MSP

Scotland’s largest dairy plant is a beacon of excellence in the industry an MSP has said. Speaking after a visit to Arla Foods’ Lockerbie Dairy...

SHEEP FARMERS DESERVE RECOGNITION FOR DEDICATIO< COMMITMENT AND SKILLS

 The dedication, commitment and skills of those who work in the Scottish sheep industry deserve to be recognised, according to Jim McLaren, Chairman of...

SCOTTISH FARMERS UNION ANGERED BY LATEST SAF SHAMBLES

Urgent clarification demanded by NFUS NFU Scotland has slammed Scottish Government’s latest correspondence with those applying to Scotland’s new CAP schemes as unacceptable. With just days...

ENERGY MINISTER STATES ONSHORE WIND SUPPORT MUST STAY

 Energy Minister calls for scheme to remain to help tackle climate change. Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has called on the UK Government not to undermine...

POLICE SCOTLAND ANNOUNCES ACTION TO TACKLE RURAL CRIME

 Police Scotland and partners are leading a new drive to reduce crime in rural communities by targeting offenders and enhancing crime prevention.A national multi-agency...

CAP BUDGET REBATE TO BOOST LOCAL FARMING ECONOMY

£12.2 million refund for Scottish farmers. NFU Scotland has welcomed the news that Scottish farmers and crofters are set to receive a share of Scotland’s...

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