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News

  • SCOTTISH SHEEP produced enough wool this year to make each person in the country four Christmas jumpers.

  • EUROPEAN MOVES to scrap a wide range of agri-chemicals deemed as hazardous to human and animal health could cost UK farming somewhere between £905 million and £3billion in lost production.

  • NOTHING SHORT of a complete legal overhaul of the UK's grocery supply chain will curb supermarket abuse of power - but so far the Groceries Code Adjudicator has failed to demonstrate that it is up to the job.

  • A PROVISIONAL agreement has been struck between the European Parliament and the European Council which ensures there will be no cuts in EU farm spending next year.

  • BEEF PRODUCERS have been reminded they have just a few days to register calves born under the previous CAP regime if payments are desired.

YFC News

YFC News

  • FOLLOWING a successful first meeting last week, North Argyll YFC has been re-established.

  • YOUNG Farmers from the Perthshire District are gearing up to pack some three tonnes of potatoes ready for delivery to food banks around the country.

  • CARLUKE YFC'S A team shot their way into first place at the recent clay pigeon shoot National finals, held at Cluny Clays, Kirkcaldy, over the weekend.

  • SCOTS ABROAD, here are the 16 Young Farmers who arrived in Argentina this week for a study tour.

  • CONFERENCE delegates attending the three farm visits at SAYFC's 'Precision in Practice' event were all impressed by the respective set ups which gave them a lot of food for thought to take home and put into practice.

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