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Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Farming latest

Prime lamb prices better than expected

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 24 prime cattle, 4 young bulls, 15 OTM cattle, 2,326 prime lambs and 3,809 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, July 10.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Nigel honoured for contribution to agriculture

NIGEL Miller, president of NFU Scotland, has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of Scotland’s Rural College in recognition of his outstanding contributions to Scottish agriculture and the rural economy.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Farmers say ‘no’ to independence

KC lamont Nov14 MORE than 70 per cent of Scottish farmers who were asked for their opinion on the independence referendum say they will vote no.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Libby joins team as head of cattle sales

WE HAVE welcomed a new member of staff to our team of auct ioneers.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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In-calf Limousin cow fetches £1,020

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 17 prime cattle, 12 OTM cattle, 2,688 prime lambs and 3,858 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, July 3.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Vets issue viral disease warning

mbsheep VETS from Scotland’s Rural College are appealing to sheep farmers to be alert to an increasing threat from Maedi Visna (MV), an incurable viral disease of sheep.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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No Tuesday sheep but busy Thursday

samhoggg After a week of mixed weather, many farmers finally saw the rain required to boost silage crops after the long spell of sunshine, although most will be hoping for it to remain dry now to get jobs such as clipping and silage done.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Strong demand for store cattle

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers’ Mart had forward 24 prime cattle, 6 young bulls, 18 over thirty month cattle, 2,706 prime lambs, 674 prime hoggs and 4,922 cast ewes and rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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We need clarity

THERE should be more clarity on CAP implementation made available to arable farmers in Eskdale and Liddesdale and the rest of Scotland, according to union leaders.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Rural college given the highest rating

030714 barony SCOTLAND’S Rural College (SRUC) has been commended for the employability of its students in a glowing external report on its further education provision.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Last updated 26 June 2014
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MP heading off to Highland Show

af high 196 1 BERWICKSHIRE, Roxburgh and Selkirk MP Michael Moore is one of many from the south of Scotland making their way to the Royal Highland Show at Ingliston this week.

Last updated 19 June 2014
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Borders farmers face 8.1m euro cut

KC lamont Nov14 FARMERS in the Scottish Borders will receive 8.1m euros less by 2019 after CAP reforms announced by the Scottish government last week.

Last updated 19 June 2014
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Nice show of prime cattle

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 28 prime cattle, 2 young bulls, 19 OTM cattle, 1,551 spring lambs, 1,654 prime hoggs and 3,667 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, June 5.

Last updated 12 June 2014
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Help to redress nature’s balance

MAINTAINING food production while caring for the environment is a huge responsibility for farmers but there is help at hand.

Last updated 12 June 2014
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Welcome opportunity for reform

NFU Scotland has welcomed the opportunity to ensure farming interests are better represented before decisions are taken on wide-ranging land reform recommendations.

Last updated 12 June 2014
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End-of-season hoggs sell well

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers’ Mart had forward 18 prime cattle, 1 young bulls, 14 over thirty month cattle, 809 spring lambs, 3,420 prime hoggs and 3,806 cast ewes and rams at their weekly sale at Longtown last Thursday.

Last updated 5 June 2014
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‘Wrong’ CAP deal will threaten jobs

af mccorn 56 1 JOBS could be lost and the rural economy destabilised if farmers do not get the support they need from a new CAP deal.

Last updated 5 June 2014
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Exceptional week for prime lambs

IT HAS been a week of mixed weather starting with plenty of warmth followed by thunder, lightning and rain, while Friday was bitterly cold.

Last updated 29 May 2014
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