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  • FARMERS FOR Action leader David Handley this week asked budget retailer Iceland to explain why it had slashed the price of milk to 89p for four pints - and he did not like the reply.

  • HOPES THAT Scottish farmers excluded from the mainstream of agricultural support would be fast-tracked into full payments under the new area-based regime are fading, new entrants campaigner Jim Simmons has warned.

  • DESPITE THE difficult economic condition, exports of Scottish red meat have increased over the last year - and there is optimism that they can continue to do so.

  • FARMING LEADERS from four continents joined a debate on food security in Scotland last week - and had differing views on whether or not genetically modified crops are the answer.

  • Quality Meat Scotland has rewarded the two brothers behind a highly-respected French meat business for their longstanding loyalty and commitment to Scotch Lamb.

YFC News

YFC News

  • 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.

  • THE first ever clay pigeon competition in the West Region received tremendous support from members, with a total of seven clubs competing.

  • ENTRIES ARE open to a competition for young farmers who are showing passion for agriculture.

  • A SUPERB turnout of teams from the SAYFC's West Region enjoyed a night full of fun and games at the recent Big Night Out at Forth Leisure Centre.

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