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  • FARM BUSINESS event AgriScot has underlined its livestock credentials with the appointment of two prominent farmers to its board of directors.

  • IRELAND'S DEPARTMENT of Agriculture has confirmed that the five year old cow at the centre of the suspected BSE case in Co Louth has tested positive for the disease.

  • WITH UNDER a year to go until the microchipping of dogs becomes compulsory across the UK, vets estimate that at least 25% of dogs are still not microchipped.

  • HELEN PARKER from Kemnay, a second year Agriculture student at the Aberdeen campus of Scotland's Rural College, has reached the UK final of a competition about animal health, and travels to Birmingham next week to discover if she has won.

  • A WIGTOWNSHIRE farmer is considering taking legal action against the Scottish Government because of what he claims is its failure to cater for farmers with dyslexia.

YFC News

YFC News

  • SEEING what the organisation can do for you through the opportunities it provides will be the main focus for the Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Clubs team at this year's Royal Highland Show.

  • TEAMS from Keith YFC ruled supreme at the North Region tug of war eliminations held at Cornhill Games, last weekend.

  • THERE were 14 teams from the West Region battling it out at Newmilns Show, last weekend, for a spot to pull at the National final at the Royal Highland Show.

  • WET conditions may have hampered technique but 10 teams still put on a good show at the East Region tug of war eliminations held at Central and West Fife Show, last weekend.

  • LEWIS HARKNESS of West Nithsdale YFC was the man with the slickest clippers at the SAYFC's west region sheap shearing contest last weekend.

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