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  • WHAT HAS become of the much-vaunted Pack report on the bureaucracy and red tape afflicting Scottish agriculture?

  • IN A pre-Christmas spree, rural affairs Cab Sec Richard Lochhead has made positive moves on three key issues affecting Scottish farmers.

  • GREENING MEASURES introduced by the reformed Common Agricultural Policy will come into force on January 1 next year - and farmers could get a nasty surprise if they do not check how the rules apply to them beforehand.

  • TENANTS FROM all seven Forestry Commission Scotland starter farms came together last week for a forum to share their experiences.

  • PRESSURE GROUP Farmers For Action have won a battle in the milk price war by forcing discount retailer Iceland to change its pricing policy.

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.

Obituary

Obituary

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