Rural & Farming News

NEW TRAINING SCHEME FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN THE DAIRY SECTOR

Scotland’s dairy industry can benefit from offering young people training opportunities that could lead to a long and flourishing career. The Dairy Skill Initiative,...

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY BARONY COLLEGE CONTRIBUTES TO CUBAN REGENERATION

After four years work in Cuba a group including a specialist from SRUC’s Barony Campus near Dumfries has finally achieved their goal, producing renewable...

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAYS BARONY SRUC STUDENTS REACH FINAL OF PRESTIGIOUS TRAINING AWARD.

An engineering apprentice from Tiree and a trainee tree surgeon from Glenrothes, both students at the Barony campus of Scotland’s Rural College outside Dumfries,...

NEW ENTRANT SCHEMES OPEN FOR BUSINESS

  Applicants urged to check key deadlines Two important grant schemes for new entrants are now open and NFU Scotland is urging would-be applicants to check...

SCOTTISH NFU SUPPORTS FINANCIAL ADVICE HELP FOR DAIRY SECTOR

  Levy-funded DairyCo package to be rolled out through consultants NFU Scotland has welcomed the launch of a levy-funded package aimed at delivering financial advice to...

ACCESS TO DALBEATTIE WOODS TO BE IMPROVED

Work to improve access to Dalbeattie ForestForestry Commission Scotland is to carry out work next month to improve access to the entrance of Dalbeattie...

DUMFRIES MART REPORT 9/1/15

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Annual Sale of Cast Rams, Ewes and Store Hoggs on Friday in Dumfries. 2285 Head Forward 1370...

DUMFRIES MART PRIMESTOCK SALE REPORT 07.01.2015

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday.25 Prime Cattle – Trade firmer for a poor offering forward. Buyers...

MEET DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAYS FIRST VALAIS BLACKNOSE SHEEP !

On Saturday Morning Team DGWGO were very Kindly invited by Emily Duncan and her family to meet their brand new wee flock of very...

FARMERS UNION TARGETS SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT AND EUROPE OVER CAP IMPLEMENTATION FAILURES

S NFU Scotland has written to Scottish Government and will be in Europe this week as it emerges that plans for CAP implementation in Scotland...