Wednesday, August 21, 2019
wild dissertation

Go wild with Dissertation

Countryside and environment students are being offered a grant of up to £200 for dissertations about rewilding in Scotland. The Reforesting Scotland Student Bursary can...
WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY SALES REPORTS

WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY SALES REPORTS MONDAY 17th AND TUESDAY 18th OF JUNE

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED MONDAY 17TH JUNE 2019 OTM & STORE CATTLE   Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited sold 43 store and OTM cattle at...

Success Celebrated at 2019 SRUC’s Barony campus Awards Ceremony

Students were urged to “attack their careers with a positive attitude” at the annual awards ceremony at the Barony campus of Scotland’s Rural College...

DUMFRIES MART WEEKLY SALES REPORT 10th, 11th and 12th June 2019

DUMFRIES STORE CATTLE. 10-06-19 C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of Store Cattle in Dumfries 150 forward: All classes looked easier due...

Rural skills plan Launched for Scotland

A new strategic approach to support the skills needs of rural Scotland has been launched. The Skills Action Plan for Rural Scotland aims to address...
WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT TUESDAY 11 JUNE 2019

WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT TUESDAY 11 JUNE 2019

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 11 June 2019 had forward 535 Prime and Cast Sheep.   392 prime lambs sold to average 219.5ppk.  Again...
RHET 20th ANNIVERSARY HIGHLAND COO TRACTOR

RHET 20th ANNIVERSARY HIGHLAND COO TRACTOR TO VISIT MOFFAT

The Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) is celebrating 20 years of taking the ‘classroom to the countryside’ this week by travelling 600 miles to...
INDEPENDENT CLIMATE CHANGE INQUIRY SCOTLAND

NEW INDEPENDENT CLIMATE CHANGE INQUIRY IN SCOTLAND TO MAP POSITIVE PATH FOR FARMING AND...

A new Independent Climate Change Inquiry is to explore how a low carbon landscape can support a bright future for farming and food.  The ‘Farming...
Drones Agriculture Climate SRUC

From drones to climate change

From the use of drones in agriculture to the impact of what we eat on climate change, Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is tackling the...
Big potential smallholdings

Big potential of smallholdings

Television programmes such as River Cottage and Jimmy’s Farm have helped highlight the potential of small-scale agricultural enterprises – leading to a demand for...