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
ROADS policing officers, who completed a specialist two-day course on plant and agricultural vehicle theft identification, were presented with their qualification at the Royal Highland Show.
Wednesday, 06 July, 2016 at 9:03AM
The vote for the UK to leave the EU and the subsequent announcement that the Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down in October marks a hugely significant time in the political and social landscape of the country.
Wednesday, 29 June, 2016 at 9:53AM
WILLIAMWOOD Farm near Lockerbie is the venue for a national meadows day on Saturday, July 2.
Wednesday, 22 June, 2016 at 10:50AM
The annual Penton Discussion Group Sheep Dog Trials, first run in 1946, were held in very good conditions and with equally good sheep.
Wednesday, 15 June, 2016 at 10:52AM
FALLING farm incomes and the CAP IT payments failure topped the agenda at a meeting between NFU Scotland and Fergus Ewing, cabinet secretary for rural economy and connectivity.
Friday, 03 June, 2016 at 4:00PM
A NEW survey, carried out by LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) reveals that consumers want to support British farmers, although some may already be doing so without realising they are.
Friday, 03 June, 2016 at 4:00PM
THE Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) has unveiled its new caddy van in the Dumfries and Galloway Countryside Initiative (DGCI).
Wednesday, 01 June, 2016 at 11:29AM
MORE Scottish and British lamb is making its way onto retailers’ shelves after work by NFU Scotland.
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 at 11:12AM
YOUNG farmers are attending an NFU Scotland event today which will focus on the future of young farmers in Dumfries and Galloway.
Wednesday, 18 May, 2016 at 11:06AM
NFU Scotland is to host a major debate on Britain’s future in the European Union before the referendum is held on June 23.
Wednesday, 11 May, 2016 at 11:04AM
VISITING a farm on Open Farm Sunday on June 5 is a wonderful way to discover the world of farming.
Wednesday, 04 May, 2016 at 10:41AM
FARMERS are being urged to be on their guard and check their livestock regularly after about 450 in-lamb Cheviot ewes were stolen in the space of 24 hours from a farm near Moffat.
Wednesday, 27 April, 2016 at 11:01AM
NFU Scotland’s livestock committee is to extend its programme of drop-in sessions at store sales around the country as farmers' concerns about the beef market grow.
Wednesday, 20 April, 2016 at 3:54PM
THE British Veterinary Association (BVA) and BVA Scottish branch have launched a manifesto urging incoming parliamentarians in Scotland to take action on animal health and welfare as part of a One Health government agenda.
Wednesday, 13 April, 2016 at 10:38AM
CRIMESTOPPERS is asking the public to give information anonymously about rural crime.
Wednesday, 06 April, 2016 at 10:04AM
SUCCESSFUL and inspiring female graduates and students of SRUC are sharing their stories and top tips to encourage more women to seek a fulfilling career in agriculture and the land-based sector.
Wednesday, 30 March, 2016 at 10:55AM
ALLAN Bowie has joined NFU presidents from across the UK in calling on Defra, devolved administrations and the European Commission to help farming in the UK.
Wednesday, 23 March, 2016 at 10:51AM