New guide offers ‘Diversification Inspiration’

Glamping, Distilling and Farm Fitness -New guide offers ‘Diversification Inspiration’

Glamping, distilling, adventure tourism and even outdoor farm fitness are among the novel opportunities open to rural businesses looking for “diversification inspiration”.   A new guide...
FarmFit Shop Scotgrass

FarmFit Shop comes to ScotGrass on Wednesday 15th May at the Crichton Farm, Dumfries

The team from Lockerbie based company 'Farmfit' are inviting the public to check out their ever-extending range of Farm internals and accessories available to...
Climate Change Committee recommendations

Farmers and crofters must be viewed as solution to delivering era-changing Climate Change Committee...

Scotland’s farmers and crofters must be recognised as part of the solution to delivering on the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) ‘net-zero’ target according...

Warning Issued To Animal Owners As Blue Algae Discovered At Loch Kindar

A Warning to the public has been issued after Blue Green Algae has been detected in Loch Kindar and into Sheep Burn at New...
GOVERNMENT MINISTER JOINS EMMA HARPER

Government Minister Joins Emma Harper In Encouraging Public To Take Part In Consultation To...

Emma Harper MSP received the support of Scottish Government Minister Ash Denham last week in calling on the public to take part in her...

POLICE SUSPECT DOG TO BLAME AS SHEEP FOUND TORN TO PIECES

POLICE In Dumfries have issued a Graphic Video of a one year old sheep with it's entire back end damaged, buy what they suspect...
SHEEP AGEING RULES

FRUSTRATION AS GOVERNMENT CONFIRMS SHEEP AGEING RULES NOT TO CHANGE

In a disappointing move, the UK Government has confirmed that it will not be introducing a change to sheep ageing rules for the purposes...
DUMFRIES MART PRIMESTOCK SALE REPORT 24.4.19

DUMFRIES MART PRIMESTOCK SALE REPORT 24.4.19

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of Primestock on Wednesday in Dumfries. 85 Cattle forward. Prime cattle sold to 226p/kg for...
Film Highlights Livestock Farmers

New Film Highlights Livestock Farmers’ Key Environmental Role

A powerful short film highlighting the positive environmental credentials of livestock farming in Scotland and the role of farmers in maintaining Scotland’s world-famous landscape,...
BEW REVIEW

Bew Review Must Deliver For Scotland On Convergence

NFU Scotland has repeated its position that Scotland’s farm funding shortfall of almost £190 million must be addressed in the current Review of Intra-UK...