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Thursday, 02 April 2015

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Prime bullocks

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Animal welfare charter launched

QUALITY Meat Scotland’s commitment to animal welfare in the production of beef, lamb and pork in Scotland has highlighted in its Animal Welfare and Wellbeing Charter, launched this month.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Last updated 19 March 2015
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Andrew weighs in with trophies

KC farming March19 A FARMER from Eskdalemuir swept the boards at the Cheviot prime show and sale at the John Swan livestock auction mart in St Boswells.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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Rural businesses survey

MORE than 9,000 businesses and organisations are being consulted as part of a major initiative by Scottish colleges to understand how the delivery of land-based education and training may need to change to meet growing industry demand.

Last updated 12 March 2015
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Crime costs £2m

RURAL crime is costing those who live and work in the Scottish countryside almost £2m and the bill could go higher.

Last updated 5 March 2015
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Last updated 5 March 2015
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High rates continue for quality hoggs

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 20 prime cattle, 20 OTM cattle, 5,899 prime hoggs and 4,050 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, February 19.

Last updated 27 February 2015
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Getting down and dirty

AS PART of the International Year of the Soil 2015, the James Hutton Institute is joining forces with the Scottish Association of Young Farmers’ Clubs (SAYFC) and new partner Soil Association Scotland to highlight the best soil in show at this year’s Royal Highland Show.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Great interest in in-lamb sheep

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 7 prime cattle, 1 young bulls, 28 OTM cattle, 5,834 prime hoggs and 3,401 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, February 12.

Last updated 19 February 2015
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New team vow to hit the ground running

alanbowiefgfggf FIFE farmer Allan Bowie has been elected the 61st president of NFU Scotland.

Last updated 19 February 2015
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NFU dinner was showcase

af Waulkmill Cider 193 1 WAULKMILL Cider Orchard of Langholm and the Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart of Longtown were two of the suppliers for the NFU Scotland annual dinner in St Andrews next Monday.

Last updated 12 February 2015
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Energy the key dietary component to maintain condition

ENSURING dietary intakes match ewe nutritional needs is a priority in the final trimester to ensure every chance of a successful lambing.

Last updated 5 February 2015
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Report rules out full right to buy

THE final report from the agricultural holdings review group says an absolute right to buy should be ruled out by the Scottish government.

Last updated 5 February 2015
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Dog foul alert for farmland

af dog 42 1 PLANS for a campaign to raise awareness about dog fouling on agricultural land are at an advanced stage.

Last updated 5 February 2015
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Top price of £2,050 for in-calf cows

mbsheepy001 THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 5 prime cattle, 10 over thirty month cattle, 5,347 prime hoggs and 4,221 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, January 15.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Hustings for new NFUS president

THE starting gun has fired for NFU Scotland’s presidential elections and a hustings event will be held in the Urr Valley, Castle Douglas tonight.

Last updated 15 January 2015
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SNUKER LOOPY

af snuker 121 1 A RESOUNDING 13-length win in a gruelling handicap hurdle at Kelso was a great achievement for Snuker and his trainer James Ewart last Sunday.

Last updated 15 January 2015
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‘Tensions’ threat to carbon targets

TENSIONS between the forestry and farming sectors have been blamed by the Scottish parliament’s rural affairs committee for declining planting rates.

Last updated 15 January 2015
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£100 average for cast sheep

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers’ Mart had forward seven prime cattle, 3,343 prime hoggs and 2,087 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Friday, January 2.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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