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Monday, 27 April 2015

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Asda apology for mislabelled lamb

A LEADING retailer has apologised after selling imported lamb in a Borders store incorrectly labelled as being born, bred and slaughtered in the UK.

Last updated 23 April 2015
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Traps training to keep keepers right

WILDLIFE managers are invited to attend a training course at Yetholm near Kelso tomorrow to bring them up to date on tunnel trapping.

Last updated 23 April 2015
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Last updated 23 April 2015
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Ewes with lambs top £77

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 16 prime cattle, 1 young bull, 5 OTM cattle, 11 spring lambs, 5,726 prime hoggs and 2,295 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, April 9.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Appointments strengthen advice team

TWO new additions to the SAC Consulting team in Dumfries have lifetimes of experience of farming in the south west.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Danger warning during calving

KC calf April 15 EXPERTS from Scotland’s Rural College have added their voice to those warning anyone working with stock to take care.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Marvellous show at Kirkcambeck sale

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held the annual spring Kirkcambeck sale of native and continental store cattle at Longtown on Tuesday, March 31.

Last updated 9 April 2015
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Income on farms at five-year low

OFFICIAL statistics show that farm income has reached its lowest level in five years.

Last updated 9 April 2015
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Food standards body welcomed

dc millerfor6 NFU Scotland has welcomed the launch of Scotland’s own food standards body.

Last updated 9 April 2015
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Brown Swiss cattle go under hammer

swisscowfgfg DAIRY farmers have the chance to buy some of the best Brown Swiss genetics in the UK when they are sold at a major on-farm sale this month.

Last updated 2 April 2015
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Prime bullocks

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Animal welfare charter launched

QUALITY Meat Scotland’s commitment to animal welfare in the production of beef, lamb and pork in Scotland has highlighted in its Animal Welfare and Wellbeing Charter, launched this month.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Last updated 19 March 2015
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Andrew weighs in with trophies

KC farming March19 A FARMER from Eskdalemuir swept the boards at the Cheviot prime show and sale at the John Swan livestock auction mart in St Boswells.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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Rural businesses survey

MORE than 9,000 businesses and organisations are being consulted as part of a major initiative by Scottish colleges to understand how the delivery of land-based education and training may need to change to meet growing industry demand.

Last updated 12 March 2015
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Crime costs £2m

RURAL crime is costing those who live and work in the Scottish countryside almost £2m and the bill could go higher.

Last updated 5 March 2015
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Last updated 5 March 2015
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High rates continue for quality hoggs

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 20 prime cattle, 20 OTM cattle, 5,899 prime hoggs and 4,050 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, February 19.

Last updated 27 February 2015
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Getting down and dirty

AS PART of the International Year of the Soil 2015, the James Hutton Institute is joining forces with the Scottish Association of Young Farmers’ Clubs (SAYFC) and new partner Soil Association Scotland to highlight the best soil in show at this year’s Royal Highland Show.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Great interest in in-lamb sheep

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 7 prime cattle, 1 young bulls, 28 OTM cattle, 5,834 prime hoggs and 3,401 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, February 12.

Last updated 19 February 2015
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