Farming

  • 16 April 2014

    WALLETS Marts sold 560 prime hoggs in Castle Douglas yesterday to a top of £101.50 per head and 228.3p per kilogramme to average 197.7p (-13.5p on the week).

  • 12 April 2014

    MESSRS Craig Wilson Ltd sold 366 store heifers at their Fair Day Sale at Ayr on Thursday to a top of £1370 per head and 263.3p per kg to average £857.60 and 218.9p, while 433 store, beef-bred bullocks peaked at £1360 and 277.8p to level at £942.34 and 229.8p.

  • 11 April 2014

    A SCOTTISH Government consultation launched yesterday will significantly reduce the overall area of farmland in Scotland affected by restrictions on nitrate use.

  • 10 April 2014

    The Scottish Agricultural Arbiters and Valuers Association (SAAVA) is urging members and their farmer clients to ensure that rough grazing, permanent grass and temporary grass are each correctly classified and entered on to IACS forms in to avoid significant problems when the new CAP is introduced next year.