Monday, September 16, 2019

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...

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY BUSINESS INVITED TO FIND OUT HOW TO CUT ON HEATING COSTS

Free Renewable Heat Incentive seminar to help businesses cut costs Businesses across Dumfries and Galloway are being invited to a Dumfries and Galloway Woodfuel...

SAC CONSULTING ADVISES FARMERS TO ASSESS IMPACT OF CAP SOONER RATHER THAN LATER

Through its SAC Consulting division Scotland’s Rural College is encouraging farmers in Scotland to assess the impact of the coming CAP reforms sooner rather...

DUMFRIES BASED DAVID KEILEY TO HEAD SCOTTISH RURAL COLLEGE DAIRY TEAM

Dumfries based David Keiley has been appointed Senior Dairy Specialist with SAC Consulting, part of Scotland’s Rural College. David will lead in the delivery...

TOP NOTCH LINE UP OF SPEAKERS FOR DAIRY OPEN DAY IN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY

  Chairman of Dairy Growth Board amongst those who will speak NFU Scotland is inviting farmers from across the country, in particular those with an interest...

INAUGURAL MEETING OF DYSLEXIA WORKING GROUP FOR FARMERS HELD

  Milestone in NFUS campaign to better support dyslexic farmers and crofters The inaugural meeting of the Farming with Dyslexia Working Group, led by NFU Scotland,...

NFU SCOTLAND COMMENTS ON NEW LEGISLATION FOR GOODS VEHICLES OVER 3.5 TONNES

  Jamie Smart, Legal and Technical Committee chairman for NFU Scotland commented:   “As of 9th September, drivers of goods vehicles, including floats, over 3.5 tonnes...

DUMFRIES MART WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT

DUMFRIES PRIMESTOCK –10.09.2014 Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday. Small show of Prime Cattle far short of...

JOINT INDUSTRY STATEMENT CALLS FOR SCOTTISH SHEEPKEEPERS TO DOUBLE TAG OLDER EWES

  The derogation that allows older sheep tagged before 2010 to be moved in batches between businesses will end in January 2015. Given the sizeable proportion...