FARMERS face a payment run lottery after the Scottish government announced its plans for delivering CAP support.
Wednesday, 25 November, 2015 at 11:39AM
THE 36th edition of the Farm Management Handbook has just been published.
Wednesday, 18 November, 2015 at 11:06AM
NEWTON Stewart dairy farmer Iain Service will open his doors to farmers and the renewables community tomorrow.
Wednesday, 11 November, 2015 at 11:14AM
LIVESTOCK research, cross compliance and animal disease are among the topics being discussed at NFU Scotland’s livestock roadshow in the Cairndale Hotel, Dumfries on November 23.
Wednesday, 04 November, 2015 at 2:11PM
ALMOST a quarter of ewes tested for Maedi Visna (MV) by SAC Consulting veterinary services are carrying the disease.
Wednesday, 28 October, 2015 at 10:24AM
FARMING is the bedrock of Dumfries and Galloway's rural economy.
Wednesday, 21 October, 2015 at 9:24AM
LANGHOLM farmer Jim Robertson of the Becks made the second-highest price of the day with a shearling by Catslack Simpson at the annual show and sale of Cheviot hill rams at H&H's Lockerbie mart.
Wednesday, 14 October, 2015 at 11:27AM
NFU Scotland has used a national conference on Scottish hill farming to recognise the invaluable contribution made by the sector.
Wednesday, 07 October, 2015 at 2:12PM
NFU Scotland has secured commitment from David Mundell, Secretary of State for Scotland, to organise a meeting with UK farming minister George Eustice.
Wednesday, 30 September, 2015 at 10:04AM
SCOTLAND'S farming union has met Scottish politicians at Westminster seeking support for measures to address the downturn in prices across all agricultural commodities.
Wednesday, 16 September, 2015 at 12:10PM
ENTRIES have now closed for the Eskdale Agricultural Society's 166th annual open show at the Castleholm in Langholm on Saturday, September 26.
Wednesday, 09 September, 2015 at 12:14PM
EXPERTS at SRUC, Scotland's rural college, are advising farmers to make better use of their slurry and manure to increase profitability and reduce their environmental impact.
Wednesday, 02 September, 2015 at 12:32PM
LAND management and agricultural production instead of ownership should be at the heart of contentious new bill, according to the farmers' union.
Wednesday, 26 August, 2015 at 9:51AM
NFU Scotland (NFUS) headed to Dumfries and Galloway to discuss how its response to the Scottish Government's Land Reform Bill.
Wednesday, 19 August, 2015 at 9:25AM
A UNION leader has critcised NFU Scotland after its demands to the Scottish government to abolish the Scottish Agricultural Wages Board, sparking fears of a ‘race to the bottom’ on rural workers’ rights.
Wednesday, 12 August, 2015 at 11:09AM
THE most prestigious sheep dog competition in the world is coming to Annandale from September 10 to 12.
Wednesday, 05 August, 2015 at 8:38AM
EDINBURGH-based animal welfare charity OneKind has revealed that 71 per cent of reports made so far this year to its SnareWatch website have involved non-target species.
Wednesday, 29 July, 2015 at 3:51PM
FARMING unions in the UK are calling on the UK government and devolved administrations to do all they can to unlock the huge potential contribution of land-based renewables to UK energy security, including solar, wind, mini-hydro, anaerobic digestion and other forms of sustainable bio-energy.
Wednesday, 29 July, 2015 at 10:48AM
DUMFRIES and Galloway Farm Watch is being relaunched at Dumfries show on Saturday, August 1.
Wednesday, 22 July, 2015 at 9:37AM
COMMUNITIES should have a fuller role in decisions on how land is used in Dumfries and Galloway, according to the Crichton Institute (CI).
Wednesday, 22 July, 2015 at 9:36AM