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Monday, 26 January 2015

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Hustings for new NFUS president

THE starting gun has fired for NFU Scotland’s presidential elections and a hustings event will be held in the Urr Valley, Castle Douglas tonight.

Last updated 15 January 2015
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SNUKER LOOPY

af snuker 121 1 A RESOUNDING 13-length win in a gruelling handicap hurdle at Kelso was a great achievement for Snuker and his trainer James Ewart last Sunday.

Last updated 15 January 2015
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‘Tensions’ threat to carbon targets

TENSIONS between the forestry and farming sectors have been blamed by the Scottish parliament’s rural affairs committee for declining planting rates.

Last updated 15 January 2015
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£100 average for cast sheep

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers’ Mart had forward seven prime cattle, 3,343 prime hoggs and 2,087 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Friday, January 2.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Happy New Year

Firstly, may I take this opportunity to wish everyone a happy and prosperous new year. Doesn’t time fly?

Last updated 8 January 2015
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NFUS stance on land reform bill

dc millerfor6 A LAND reform bill is being included in the first legislative programme of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and NFU Scotland is consulting its membership this month to firm up its response.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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First prosecution for wildlife crime

af buzzard 3112 A LANDOWNER in Galloway has become the first person in Scotland to be prosecuted and convicted under a new law cracking down on wildlife crime.

Last updated 1 January 2015
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Last updated 1 January 2015
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Workshop aims for efficiency

mbTB1 WITH price pressures and reductions in CAP funding, many farmers are looking hard at the efficiency of their businesses and the way they use resources like energy, nutrients, soil, slurry and water.

Last updated 25 December 2014
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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 2009
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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 11 February 2012
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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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