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  • A NEW and flexible structure - policed by a watchdog with teeth - has to be introduced in order to bring peace and stability to Scotland's farm tenancy sector.

  • SCOTLAND IS to make a legal bid to be given "proper protection" against being removed from the European Union against the will of its voters.

  • SCOTTISH FARMING could reap benefits from the further progress of devolution.

  • A DEAL announced this week blew away the last shreds of England's Royal Show, as the Royal Agricultural Society of England sold off its events business.

  • POLICE SCOTLAND chose its words poorly last weekend, and sparked anger on both sides of the unresolved row over the poisoning of 22 raptors at Conon Bridge, Ross-shire in the spring of this year.

YFC News

YFC News

  • MEMBERS of the North Region flocked to Inverness last weekend for a competitions weekend which included curling, 10-pin bowling and the brains of the north quiz final as well as the annual Big Night out dance.

  • THERE were seven teams forward at the East Region prime lamb dressing competition held at United Auctions' Stirling centre over the weekend.

  • THERE was a strong entry of 15 forward at last weekend's West Region Mr and Miss Young Farmer competition which was judged by Carol-Anne Warnock, Elspeth Dale and John Dale.

  • THE West Region's five-a-side football competition once again attracted a large entry of 11 teams which battled it out to compete for the top five spots to qualify for the National final.

  • APPLICATIONS are still open for SAYFC members aged between 16 and 17 who are willing to attend next year's Nordic 4H camp in Finland.

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