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  • JOHN SCOTT, recently named UK Sheep Farmer of the Year, is to host an open day on his farm in June to promote the sheep industry in the Highlands and Islands.

  • THE LONG-awaited First Milk results, covering the financial year ending of March, 2014, came out as The SF went to press on Wednesday, 48 hours before the co-op's agm in Haydock.

  • A PUSH to improve facilities at First Milk's Campbeltown creamery and improve marketing of Mull of Kintyre cheddar is now seen as a priority to safeguard the livelihood of dairy farmers in Argyll and the islands.

  • WITH THE Scottish dairy sector on the verge of collapse, landlords should throw their dairy farming tenants a lifeline by offering them a rental holiday.

  • A NEW survey has shown farmers are generally unimpressed by the new CAP and have low expectations of being profitable in the current year.

YFC News

YFC News

  • NOW IN their 75th year, Kilmaurs Young Farmers held a dinner dance to celebrate at the Sea Mill Hydro, Sea Mill.

  • YOUNG Farmers attending both the North and West Region conferences over the weekend wanted to show their support for the British dairy industry by drinking pints of milk.

  • HELD recently at the Solsgirth House Hotel was West Fife YFC's 75th anniversary dinner dance.

  • KILMAURS YFC continued its winning ways to take the top spot at the recent West Region 10-pin bowling competition.

  • LOWER Nithsdale YFC recently held its 70th anniversary dinner dance at the Cairndale Hotel.

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