REPERCUSSIONS will be felt far beyond the auction ring unless affordability and running costs are considered when business rates are calculated, warns the Livestock Auctioneers Association (LAA).
Thursday, 16 February, 2017 at 4:00PM
DUMFRIESSHIRE farmer Andrew McCornick has been elected the 62nd president of NFU Scotland.
Thursday, 09 February, 2017 at 4:00PM
HARRISON & Hetherington’s Borderway UK Dairy Expo returns to Carlisle on Saturday, March 11.
Thursday, 02 February, 2017 at 4:00PM
NEW guidance will help Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) staff work closely with farmers to manage stray sheep on the national forest estate.
Thursday, 26 January, 2017 at 4:00PM
INVESTIGATORS from Scotland’s Rural College are receiving anecdotal evidence of an increase in joint-ill, a disease affecting the joints of young lambs.
Thursday, 19 January, 2017 at 4:00PM
H&H Land and Property has appointed Nick Prince as senior farm business management consultant.
Thursday, 12 January, 2017 at 4:00PM
CUTTING farm payments when farmers were struggling would be wrong.
Friday, 06 January, 2017 at 4:00PM
AN ACCOUNTANT with family connections in Canonbie is celebrating the New Year with a promotion.
Thursday, 29 December, 2016 at 4:00PM
With Brexit set to dominate the political spectrum, Scott Walker, NFU Scotland’s chief executive, has used the union’s website blog to respond to the publication by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon of Scotland’s Place in Europe.
Thursday, 22 December, 2016 at 4:00PM
THE director of policy at NFU Scotland has been seconded to the Scottish government's agricultural team dealing with Brexit negotiations.
Friday, 16 December, 2016 at 4:00PM
THE Scottish Beef Association (SBA), the voice of the Scottish beef industry, has given cautious support to the Scottish government’s decision to allow genuinely dual-purpose cattle to be eligible for the Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme (SSSBS).
Friday, 09 December, 2016 at 4:00PM
CALUM Kerr, Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk MP, has called on David Mundell, Dumfriesshire Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP and Secretary of State for Scotland, to take action on the UK government’s continued failure to deliver EU farm payments owed to Scotland
Friday, 02 December, 2016 at 4:00PM
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