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Saturday, 20 September 2014

Farming latest

Call to update sheep tagging

180914 sheeptag A DEROGATION, or exemption, that allows older sheep tagged before 2010 to be moved in batches between businesses will end next January.

Last updated 18 September 2014
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Prime cattle achieve competitive prices

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 23 prime cattle, 6 young bulls, 12 OTM cattle, 3,649 prime lambs and 6,253 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, September 4.

Last updated 11 September 2014
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Referendum debates finish

NFU Scotland has concluded its series of referendum debates around the country, held over the last six months to give its members information ahead of the independence vote next Thursday.

Last updated 11 September 2014
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Warm welcome waiting at Bentpath show field

THE community at Bentpath welcomes competitors to its show on the field beside the hall this Saturday.

Last updated 4 September 2014
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Mule lambs sell exceptionally well

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 17 prime cattle, 16 OTM cattle, 2,182 prime lambs and 5,254 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, August 21.

Last updated 28 August 2014
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Ex-presidents ‘on track’

THE news that four former NFUS presidents have declared their support for a Yes vote has been welcomed by Paul Wheelhouse, SNP MSP for the South of Scotland. John Ross, Jim Walker, John Kinnaird and John Cameron are convinced the safety and security of Scotland’s farming industry is better served under an independent government which is accessible and accountable to farmers than by a remote, out-of-touch and unsupportive UK government.

Last updated 21 August 2014
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Eagles welcome

LANDOWNERS have welcomed the results of a new report which suggests southern Scotland could support up to 16 pairs of golden eagles.

Last updated 14 August 2014
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Free dairy herd event at college

SAC Consulting Veterinary Services, part of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), is organising a free on-farm meeting on Tuesday, August 19 at SRUC Barony Campus, Parkgate, Dumfries, focusing on dairy herd health and production.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Land use project

SCOTTISH Borders Council and the Tweed Forum have given a presentation on their land use strategy pilot project at the UK national ecosystem follow-on launch in London.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Last updated 7 August 2014
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Breeding cattle average £1,600

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 18 prime cattle, 16 over thirty month cattle, 3,223 prime lambs and 5,331 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, July 24.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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The best of Wales

WHAT a week of weather we have had, with the fields full of hay and plenty of winter crop being made.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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More entries for the biggest show

dumfriesshowfggffg DUMFRIES agricultural show, the largest event of its kind in the area, will be held at Park Farm this Saturday and provides something of interest to everyone whether locals or visitors.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Debate for NFU members at mart

af fergusson 247 NFU Scotland members will be able to question both sides in the independence referendum campaign at a debate in Wallets Mart, Castle Douglas, next Tuesday.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Accident locator could save lives

af amb 247 1 A POTENTIALLY life-saving initiative to help rural workers pinpoint their exact locations in emergencies is being launched by NFU Scotland and Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA), working alongside the Scottish Ambulance Service.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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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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