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Monday, 22 December 2014

Farming latest

High premium for Aberdeen Angus

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 21 prime cattle, 14 over thirty month cattle, 8,005 prime lambs and 4,529 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, December 11.

Last updated 18 December 2014
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New insurance plan for farmers

af farm ins 1712 1 CUMBERLAND & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart has announced a new farm and farm-related insurance service for the many clients who support C & D’s two auction marts in Longtown and Dumfries and who also provide instructions to C & D Rural, the company’s land and estate agency division.

Last updated 18 December 2014
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Christmas sales boost

As this year is fast drawing to an end and the weather turning wintry and cold, trade remains very positive.

Last updated 18 December 2014
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Good trade for store lambs

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers’ Mart had forward 42 prime cattle, 2 young bulls, 31 over thirty month cattle, 6,423 prime lambs and 3,377 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, December 4.

Last updated 11 December 2014
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Dearest lambs yet

af farm 1012 2 THIS week there was a complete change in the weather. Winter is well and truly set in now, with frost on the windscreen every morning, rain every day and fields soaking wet.

Last updated 11 December 2014
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Store cattle meet flying trade

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers’ Mart had forward 26 prime cattle, 4 young bulls, 16 over thirty month cattle, 5,997 prime lambs and 4,595 cast ewes and rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on November 27.

Last updated 4 December 2014
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Last updated 27 November 2014
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College sets out its priorities for region

af Jamie Lindsay 2611 SCOTLAND’S Rural College (SRUC) has signalled its commitment to the south and west of Scotland by announcing its priorities for development.

Last updated 27 November 2014
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Suffolk ewe tops £800 at pedigree sale

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 22 prime cattle, 2 young bulls, 18 over thirty month cattle, 7,077 prime lambs and 4,922 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, November 13.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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MP calls for clarity on CAP

THE Scottish government is being pressed by Michael Moore MP to give greater transparency and clarity on the implementation of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Blackface lambs in demand

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 33 prime cattle, 3 young bulls, 26 over thirty month cattle, 6,184 prime lambs and 5,281 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, November 6.

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Rise is encouraging

AS WE look forward to another week of cold, wet weather, most farmers have now laid their cattle inside and put out their tups with the ewes.

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Town lambs champs of Agri-Expo

AT THE Borderway Agri-Expo in Carlisle the champion lambs bred from a Hill ewe were a pair out of South Country Cheviot ewes by a Texel and were from Neil and Elliot Cavers of Ewes, Langholm. They also took the Hill bred lamb championship.

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Beef herd health drive launched

A CAMPAIGN has been launched by the National Beef Association (NBA) to educate beef farmers about the everyday health problems their herds face.

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Calf sale average up by £71

Last updated 6 November 2014
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NFU’s verdict on devolution

NFU Scotland has submitted its final response to the Smith Commission after consulting its members.

Last updated 6 November 2014
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NFU asks members for ‘greening’ views

NFU SCOTLAND members debated agricultural holdings legislation, changes to the union’s constitution and controversial greening rules at its council meeting yesterday.

Last updated 30 October 2014
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Excellent stockmanship puts up sale average by £11

KC farming Oct23 THE Cumberland and Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward a catalogue entry of 1,048 head at the annual Kirkcambeck sale on Saturday, October 18.

Last updated 23 October 2014
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Farmers’ co-op aims to raise its profile

mbhannah A FARMERS’ co-operative, which has been operating successfully in the border area for more than a century is seeking to raise its profile in Eskdale and Liddesdale.

Last updated 23 October 2014
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Tax rise on cards for transactions

FARMS in the Borders will be hit by a new tax which is replacing the Scottish stamp duty next April, it is claimed.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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