A £250,000 fund has been announced by the Scottish Government for farmers to help address the impact of this year’s extreme weather.
THE Secretary of State for Scotland and the President of NFU Scotland are set to take part in a special ‘Question Time’ style event in Dumfries next week which will focus on the potential effects of Brexit on the country’s rural industries.
DUMFRIESSHIRE MP David Mundell today described the atmosphere in London following yesterday’s terror attack on the capital.
TWO farmers from the region have this week been elected into the top jobs at NFU Scotland.
ALTHOUGH the South West has suffered from the cold and wet summer, NFUS officials say it has come off better than many other areas.