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  • UK FARMERS are feeling less optimistic than in 2014 - but still want to expand and diversify according to new statistics.

  • RECORDED CRIMES against Scottish birds of prey decreased from 23 in 2013 to 19 in 2014, according to the latest bird of prey crime maps published this week.

  • THE PROPOSED acquisition of Dairy Crest's dairies operation by Müller Wiseman moved a step closer this week.

  • RELEASING LYNX into the UK countryside after more than 1300 years of extinction will pose a real threat to British livestock, the National Sheep Association has warned.

  • STRUGGLING UK farmers could receive Single Farm Payments this year as low as 68p to the euro, seriously reducing incomes once again.

YFC News

YFC News

  • KILMAURS YOUNG Farmer's club recently held its 75th anniversary concert, at the Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock.

  • BECAUSE SO many of you asked, we are now making The Scottish Farmer's popular boilersuits in a variety of kids sizes, and in a range of colours - royal blue, navy blue, red or camouflage.

  • IT IS time to dust off your bikes and get in training for the Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs' 2015 National Charity Fundraiser - a 200-mile cycle from Inverness to Ingliston.

  • ALL three regions were represented at the Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Clubs' National curling final, which was held at Braehead Ice Rink, near Glasgow, last weekend, but it was the East that dominated to take home the top three awards .

  • THE SAYFC weekend was finished off in style with a quiz held at the Albert Hall during the speechmaking final, which saw the qualifying North, West and East teams go head to head, with buzzer and individual rounds putting their knowledge to the test.

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