Saturday, March 23, 2019
Forestry apprentices

Forestry apprentices sign up as new era for forestry begins

Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing has marked Scottish Apprenticeship Week by welcoming eight new forestry apprentices to the Scottish School of Forestry at Inverness...
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RSABI Invites Team Entries for Great Glen Challenge 2019

RSABI are inviting teams of four competitors and a driver to take part in their popular, annual multi-sports team fundraising event to help...
Ethical Farming Conference

UK’s First Ethical Farming Conference To Be Held In Dumfries and Galloway in May

Tickets for the UK’s first Ethical Farming Conference have opened for booking. The conference takes place on Thursday 16th May in south west Scotland...
ROYAL HIGHLAND EDUCATION TRUST VAN

New Royal Highland Education Trust Van For D&G Countryside Initiative

The Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) has just unveiled their new van in the Dumfries and Galloway Countryside Initiative (DGCI). This was the first official...
FIREWORKS EXPERIENCES

NFUS Seeks Members Views On Fireworks Experiences

As the UK Parliament’s Petitions Committee launches an inquiry into fireworks law, NFU Scotland is asking members to input their experiences NFU Scotland has produced...
WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY SALES REPORT 25&26/02/19

WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY SALES REPORT 25&26/02/19

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED MONDAY 25TH FEBRUARY 2019 OTM AND STORE CATTLE STORE HOGGS Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited held their fortnightly store sale on Monday...
OVER 200 SHEEP KILLED

Over 200 Sheep Killed In Livestock Transporter Incident

POLICE Scotland are appealing for witnesses following a a Road Traffic Collision which involved a single HGV that was transporting livestock. The Police had...
farmland wildlife

Production Gains Need Not Come At A Cost To Farmland Wildlife, Researchers Find

A new study illustrating how British farms could produce more food while also supporting wildlife has been described as a “win-win” for farmers, consumers...
SEASONAL HEDGE CUTTING BAN

Landowners Reminded Of Seasonal Hedge Cutting Ban

NFU Scotland is reminding farmers and crofters that the hedge cutting ban comes into place on 1 March as the bird nesting and rearing...
WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE

WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE TUESDAY 19 FEBRUARY 2019

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 19th February 2019 had forward 1315 Prime and Cast Sheep   773 prime hoggs sold to average 183.88 (SQQ...