The new president of the national farmers union of Scotland was in Dumfries and Galloway today to give assurances that the dairy industry will be a key concern for him.
Allan Bowie was sworn into his new post last month, and now he's looking forward to giving farmers in our region the best deal they can for selling their milk.
Our reporter Fiona McIlwraith went along to meet him.
The average age of farmers in the UK is fifty-eight , with nearly 60% of farms run by people nearing pension age.
Now, a pair of young farmers from North Cumbria has enlisted the help of Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - to improve farming's image and attract other youngsters to the business.
Watch to find out more.
Dog walkers across the South of Scotland are being asked to pick up after their animals when using farmland.
Cows and sheep grazing on land covered in faeces can catch a number of diseases that can cause "serious" problems to the health of the animal.
Farmers are being encouraged to report the level of fouling to the NFU.
A while-tailed eagle that was pushed out of its nest on Mull last year has been spotted in Dumfries and Galloway.Read the full story ›
A 68-year-old man who went walking yesterday has gone missing.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team are continuing their search after receiving a call from Cumbria Police last night.
Kate Walby reports on the dispute surrounding plans to build a five mile fence across part of the Lake District fells.
Matthew Taylor visits Walby Farm Park, near Carlisle, as it's won the title of UK Farm Attraction of the Year.
Today is the deadline for objections to plans to build a fence on part of the Lake District fells.Read the full story ›
Today is the deadline for objections to plans to build a five mile fence across part of the Lake District fells.
United Utilities says it needs the fence, near Thirlmere, to stop sheep from damaging the land and polluting water supplies.
Opponents say it would harm the landscape and that there isn't enough evidence to justify the plans.
Jonny Blair reports on the thieves digging up and stealing artefacts from Hadrian's Wall.