THE British Veterinary Association is urging livestock owners to take precautionary measures and protect their animals from flooding this winter.
Thursday, 24 November, 2016 at 4:00PM
FARMERS in the Chapel knowe area are fighting back against organised criminals who are stealing their property.
Wednesday, 16 November, 2016 at 9:38AM
SHEEP farmers are invited to attend a free workshop focusing on effective worm and fluke strategies at Lockerbie Livestock Centre on Monday, December 5.
Wednesday, 16 November, 2016 at 9:27AM
While Brexit brings its own planning challenges for farming businesses in the Borders, more immediate planning issues are on the agenda for a free farmers' meeting at Lylestane Farm, Lauder on Wednesday, November 9.
Friday, 28 October, 2016 at 5:00PM
SCOTLAND'S farmers are calling on the public to have a happy, but lantern-free and considerate, bonfire night this November.
Thursday, 20 October, 2016 at 5:00PM
LORD Inglewood, Cumbrian farmer landowner and businessman, has been appointed the first patron of the Livestock Auctioneers Association (LAA).
Friday, 07 October, 2016 at 5:00PM
THE Barony Campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is celebrating after winning two national training awards.
Friday, 30 September, 2016 at 5:00PM
SOUTH Scotland MSP Joan McAlpine has praised Solway Recycling Ltd after a visit to their premises near Shawhead, Dumfries.
Tuesday, 27 September, 2016 at 5:00PM
FARMERS in Eskdale and Liddesdale are among many in southern Scotland to have lost confidence in the Scottish government over the CAP payments fiasco.
Wednesday, 21 September, 2016 at 10:23AM
NFU Scotland members can attend a free information day to help them protect their property from fire and theft.
Wednesday, 14 September, 2016 at 11:23AM
LEGISLATORS are being urged to keep consulting farmers as the Land Reform Act continues to take shape.
Wednesday, 07 September, 2016 at 10:27AM
THE first show and sale dedicated to the rare Swiss Valais Blacknose sheep attracted hundreds of visitors, all intrigued to find out more about the ‘cutest sheep in the world’, to the Borderway Mart in Carlisle.
Wednesday, 31 August, 2016 at 11:54AM
AS summer draws to a close, NFU Scotland is pointing out where consumers need to shop if they want to enjoy Scotch beef burgers.
Wednesday, 24 August, 2016 at 10:46AM
NFU Scotland has thrown its support behind a supermarket campaign to promote Scottish beef across Britain.
Tuesday, 16 August, 2016 at 5:00PM
THE chief executive of NFU Scotland says that the UK Government should follow in the footsteps of France and introduce mandatory country of origin labelling for milk and meat products.
Thursday, 11 August, 2016 at 5:00PM
THE farming unions of Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland have committed to work together on a new shared ambition for a progressive future for farming post-Brexit.
Friday, 05 August, 2016 at 5:00PM
ENTRIES in the livestock sections at Dumfries agricultural show this Saturday are as good as ever.
Thursday, 04 August, 2016 at 9:33AM
THE UK farming sector is a strong dynamic industry with huge potential outside the EU, the presidents of the four UK farming unions have agreed.
Wednesday, 27 July, 2016 at 12:36PM
NFU Scotland has drawn up a list of commitments it wants governments to address as the lengthy process of negotiating an exit from Europe and a replacement farming policy for the CAP begins.
Wednesday, 20 July, 2016 at 10:45AM
A SURVEY of lichens has shown that clear-fell sites in forests are of significant biodiversity value.
Wednesday, 13 July, 2016 at 9:21AM