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
FARMERS in Eskdale and Liddesdale are among many in southern Scotland to have lost confidence in the Scottish government over the CAP payments fiasco.
Wednesday, 21 September, 2016 at 10:23AM
NFU Scotland members can attend a free information day to help them protect their property from fire and theft.
Wednesday, 14 September, 2016 at 11:23AM
LEGISLATORS are being urged to keep consulting farmers as the Land Reform Act continues to take shape.
Wednesday, 07 September, 2016 at 10:27AM
THE first show and sale dedicated to the rare Swiss Valais Blacknose sheep attracted hundreds of visitors, all intrigued to find out more about the ‘cutest sheep in the world’, to the Borderway Mart in Carlisle.
Wednesday, 31 August, 2016 at 11:54AM
AS summer draws to a close, NFU Scotland is pointing out where consumers need to shop if they want to enjoy Scotch beef burgers.
Wednesday, 24 August, 2016 at 10:46AM
NFU Scotland has thrown its support behind a supermarket campaign to promote Scottish beef across Britain.
Tuesday, 16 August, 2016 at 5:00PM
THE chief executive of NFU Scotland says that the UK Government should follow in the footsteps of France and introduce mandatory country of origin labelling for milk and meat products.
Thursday, 11 August, 2016 at 5:00PM
THE farming unions of Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland have committed to work together on a new shared ambition for a progressive future for farming post-Brexit.
Friday, 05 August, 2016 at 5:00PM
ENTRIES in the livestock sections at Dumfries agricultural show this Saturday are as good as ever.
Thursday, 04 August, 2016 at 9:33AM
THE UK farming sector is a strong dynamic industry with huge potential outside the EU, the presidents of the four UK farming unions have agreed.
Wednesday, 27 July, 2016 at 12:36PM
NFU Scotland has drawn up a list of commitments it wants governments to address as the lengthy process of negotiating an exit from Europe and a replacement farming policy for the CAP begins.
Wednesday, 20 July, 2016 at 10:45AM
A SURVEY of lichens has shown that clear-fell sites in forests are of significant biodiversity value.
Wednesday, 13 July, 2016 at 9:21AM
ROADS policing officers, who completed a specialist two-day course on plant and agricultural vehicle theft identification, were presented with their qualification at the Royal Highland Show.
Wednesday, 06 July, 2016 at 9:03AM
The vote for the UK to leave the EU and the subsequent announcement that the Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down in October marks a hugely significant time in the political and social landscape of the country.
Wednesday, 29 June, 2016 at 9:53AM
WILLIAMWOOD Farm near Lockerbie is the venue for a national meadows day on Saturday, July 2.
Wednesday, 22 June, 2016 at 10:50AM
The annual Penton Discussion Group Sheep Dog Trials, first run in 1946, were held in very good conditions and with equally good sheep.
Wednesday, 15 June, 2016 at 10:52AM
FALLING farm incomes and the CAP IT payments failure topped the agenda at a meeting between NFU Scotland and Fergus Ewing, cabinet secretary for rural economy and connectivity.
Friday, 03 June, 2016 at 4:00PM
A NEW survey, carried out by LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) reveals that consumers want to support British farmers, although some may already be doing so without realising they are.
Friday, 03 June, 2016 at 4:00PM
THE Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) has unveiled its new caddy van in the Dumfries and Galloway Countryside Initiative (DGCI).
Wednesday, 01 June, 2016 at 11:29AM