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SCOTTISH FARMERS and landowners are being advised that treasure found on their land may not necessarily mean a profit if it was not discovered by them.
POLICE ARE investigating the deliberate release of 60,000 gallons of slurry from an Ayrshire farm.
"AT TIMES of crisis, it is always easy to focus on blame.
AS FARMERS For Action stepped up its protests south of the Border this week, Scottish dairy farmers are to be asked their views as to whether such action is justified.
A NEW breed of sheep were on show in Ayrshire recently, making local farmers look twice.
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.
Professor Brian J Chambers, head of the ADAS Soils and Nutrients Group, died suddenly and unexpectedly on the morning of Saturday August 30.
The farming community has lost a stalwart of the British Friesian world as William McKendrick passed away suddenly on June 6, 2014, aged 81.
Margaret Campbell Alexander (née Fleming) died on February 6, aged 91.
THE FARMING community and the industry that reports on it, have been stunned by the death of Joe Watson, the farming editor of The Press and Journal, at the age of 43.
Ayrshire cattle breeder and rose grower supreme Janet McWilliam, who died recently at the age of 87, made her mark in life not just in those two fields of expertise but in the hearts of her loved ones and friends in Wigtownshire and beyond.