Rural & Farming News

Fuel Filter Blocking Must Be Addressed Says Farmers Union

NFU Scotland has said more must be done to urgently address fuel filter blocking as issues begin to emerge again across the UK. Once again,...

Dumfries Mart Weekly Report 28 & 30 June 2021

DUMFRIES STORE CATTLE 28/06/2021 C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of store cattle in Dumfries. Trade firmed with buyers keen to purchase...

UNION’S CROPS COMMITTEE CALLS FOR GLYPHOSATE RE-AUTHORISATION AHEAD OF VOTE

  NFU Scotland’s Combinable Crops Committee believes science-led common sense must prevail when a standing committee considers re-authorisation of Europe’s most commonly used herbicide, glyphosate...
WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY SALES REPORT 26 & 27 APRIL 2021

Wallets Marts Weekly Sales Report 26 & 27 April 2021

MONDAY 26TH APRIL 2021 STORE CATTLE & OTM CATTLE A grand show of 1218 store cattle met a fabulous trade with bullocks selling to £1490...
WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE TUESDAY 21st APRIL 2020

WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE TUESDAY 21st APRIL 2020

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 21st April 2020 had forward 1157 prime and cast sheep. 923 prime hoggs sold to average 204.3...

DUMFRIES SHOW 2014 ,PICTURES AND REVIEW

Team DGWGO joined the huge crowds that braved the rain to enjoy the 2014  Dumfries Show at Park Farm Dumfries on Saturday the 2nd...
Rural residents at risk of poverty

Rural Residents At Risk Of Poverty

Many rural residents are financially vulnerable – despite poverty being widely seen as an urban issue, new research has found. A study of people living...
QUAD BIKE SAFETY PARAMOUNT

Quad Bike Safety Paramount As Carelessness Causes Accidents – Farm Safety Week

Today’s #FarmSafetyWeek focus – quad bikes and ATVs Quad bikes can be a useful piece of equipment on any farm, allowing farm workers quick and...
UK FARMING UNIONS WARN OF RISING DAIRY PRODUCTION COSTS AND LACK OF SUSTAINABLE MILK PRICE

UK Farming Unions Warn Of Rising Dairy Production Costs & Lack Of Sustainable Milk...

The UK farming unions are warning that the dairy industry is facing an extremely challenging year on the back of spiraling production costs and...
Barony Open Day

The Sun Shone on Everyone at Barony Open Day

  A sunny bright afternoon brought nearly 3000 visitors to Sunday’s Open Day at the Barony Campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). The day was a...