STEWARTRY YFC COME 3rd IN WEST REGION MIXED HOCKEY

An excellent turn out at West Region Mixed Hockey Tournament on Sunday 17th August at Cambusdoon Sports Ground. Well done to all 11 teams...

DUMFRIES MART LATEST SALES REPORTS

DUMFRIES Young Calves 25.08.14 Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly Sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday.Smaller Show of 10 Calves...

SRUC SEEKS FARM VOLUNTEERS FOR NATIONAL E.COLI SAMPLING PROGRAMME

Scientists from Scotland’s Rural College are inviting farmers’ help for a GB wide dung sample survey investigating the prevalence of E. coli O157 infection...

NEW PLANNING CONTROLS ON HILLTRACKS PROTECT SCENIC DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY

    New planning controls on hilltracks. The Scottish countryside will receive extra protection from hilltracks through new planning controls, Local Government and Planning Minister Derek...

DUMFRIES MART PRIMESTOCK SALE REPORT –20.08.2014

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday. 15 Prime Cattle – Trade firmer. Greater numbers required every...

CROWDS DESCEND ON DRUMLANRIG CASTLE AND COUNTRY ESTATE FOR ANNUAL FAIR

Thousands of people flocked to Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate today (Saturday) as the Galloway Country Fair got underway.The annual event - bringing together...

CUMBERLAND & DUMFRIESSHIRE FARMERS MART WEEKLY REPORT 13.08.2014

DUMFRIES PRIMESTOCK –13.08.2014 Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday.31 Prime Cattle –Trade improving Heifers Limousin to 220.5p...

SCOTTISH FARMER’S UNION SLAMS RETAILERS SHORT-TERM VISION FOR BEEF

  Scottish farmers’ share of the retail price of beef is at its lowest level for almost five years. Farmgate prices for beef cattle hit record...

SCOTTISH LAMB FILLING UP SHOP SHELVES AHEAD OF CAMPAIGN

  But ScotchWatch shows some stores are lagging behind With a major Scotch Lamb promotion due to be launched this month, NFU Scotland’s latest look at...

NEW PARTNERSHIP LOOKS TO MAKE SCOTLAND’S FARMS A SAFER PLACE TO WORK AND LIVE

  A new partnership is looking to significantly reduce the tragic toll of people who are killed or seriously injured on Scotland’s farms and crofts...