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A Perspective on Women in Agriculture and life at D&R by Alison Aitken

It's quite often the case that, as a farmer’s daughter – especially if you have a brother – you might know that you want to work in the industry, but the reality is that you may never take over the farm. This was the case for Alison Aitken, who was brought up on her family farm…

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New Branch Manager in Lanark

Alison Aitken has taken over the role of Branch Manager from Niall Milner who is concentrating on client work and his new role as Finance Director.  Alison joined D&R in August 2015 and gained Fellowship of the CAAV last November where she was runner-up for the Talbot Posonby…

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NVZ’s - Make the most of your muck

Farmers outwith Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs) are unlikely to appreciate the regulatory burden that these areas bring. For those affected the rules and regulations can create a headache unless you plan ahead There are rigidly enforced BPS deductions applied as penalties for…

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Growth in our Property Sales

The general marketplace has been quieter in 2018, but D&R has seen 31.5% growth in property sales year to date, compared to the whole of 2017. This includes whole farm units, forestry, lifestyle and equestrian. There’s still a very buoyant market price performance, with most…

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