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  • FARMERS IN Northern Ireland are up in arms over moves by a Canadian drilling company to survey rich farmland for fossil fuel extraction.

  • WE ARE all familiar with rehoming rescue dogs, but a Fife organisation is now urging the public to consider rescue hens as household pets.

  • WISHAW BUTCHERS James Chapman have boosted their environmental credentials by adopting four beehives from Plan Bee Ltd.

  • COLL CROFTER Colin Kennedy has been elected by his fellow Crofting Commissioners as the new convenor of the Crofting Commission.

  • A THREE-YEAR pilot programme to reduce the number of geese in Lewis and Harris has got off to a "good start", with a total of 1118 birds being shot.

YFC News

YFC News

  • SEEING what the organisation can do for you through the opportunities it provides will be the main focus for the Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Clubs team at this year's Royal Highland Show.

  • TEAMS from Keith YFC ruled supreme at the North Region tug of war eliminations held at Cornhill Games, last weekend.

  • THERE were 14 teams from the West Region battling it out at Newmilns Show, last weekend, for a spot to pull at the National final at the Royal Highland Show.

  • WET conditions may have hampered technique but 10 teams still put on a good show at the East Region tug of war eliminations held at Central and West Fife Show, last weekend.

  • LEWIS HARKNESS of West Nithsdale YFC was the man with the slickest clippers at the SAYFC's west region sheap shearing contest last weekend.

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