Rural & Farming News

NETHER DARGAVAL WIN DUMFRIES MART CHRISTMAS SHOW OF YOUNG CALVES

DUMFRIES Young Calves 01/12/14 Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Christmas show and sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday. 35 good quality...

UK GOVERNMENT ROLE IN DELIVERING SCOTLAND-WIDE MOBILE PHONE COVERAGE

  NFU Scotland is urging UK Government to play its part in ensuring all regions of Scotland have access to adequate mobile phone services. While many...

DUMFRIES MART PRIMSTOCK SALE REPORT

DUMFRIES PRIMESTOCK –26.11.2014Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday. 18 Prime Cattle – Far short of requirements....

FRESH LOOK AT LAND REFORM IS AN IMPORTANT STEP TO MEET ASPIRATIONS

  First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP has just delivered the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government 2014-15, which contains proposals for 12 new Bills to be...

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY FARMER’S DIVERSITY GROWS WITH SCOTTISH CHRISTMAS TREES

Scottish Christmas Trees. Local farmer Rory Young is one of the most diverse farmers in Dumfries and Galloway. Not content with his cattle and...

ON FARM ANAEROBIC DIGESTION PROJECT IN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY OPENS ITS DOORS

RENEWABLES PROJECT TAKE ITS TIME Second visit to Dumfries and Galloway anaerobic digestion plant to highlight potential for timetable disruption For those considering renewables projects, sticking...

SCOTTISH NFU USES AGRISCOT PLATFORM TO PUSH SOLUTIONS FOR DAIRY SECTOR

  NFU Scotland has used Scotland’s leading winter agricultural event to call for a range of measures to help Scottish dairying through the current crisis. Speaking...

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY STUDENTS FROM SRUC BARONY WIN WINTER WHEAT CHALLENGE

SRUC Barony Students Win Latest Mains of Loirston Winter Wheat Challenge – Presentation at Agriscot Event in Edinburgh.A team of students from the Barony...

DUMFRIES MART WEEKLY REPORT

DUMFRIES STORE CATTLE 17.11.14 Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their fortnightly Sale of Store Cattle in Dumfries on Monday. 226 Forward – Best types...

VOLUNTEERS BOOST WILDLIFE AT HEATHHALL DUMFRIES

  A Dumfries based company has teamed up with Forestry Commission Scotland in an effort to boost wildlife in Heathhall Woodland.20 Volunteers from Gates Power...