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  • TRANSPORT OF livestock across Scotland is in danger of grinding to a halt unless changes can be made to the red tape constricting drivers.

  • A SCOTS young farmer who had a bad experience while working abroad has warned her peers to be cautious about selecting their farmer hosts, and avoid private arrangements in favour of stays organised through travel agents.

  • SCOTTISH farmland has been steadily increasing in value over the last five years, regardless of political and economic uncertainty.

  • SCOTLAND'S CROFTERS should this week be receiving the forms for the inaugural census required by new crofting legislation.

  • LIVESTOCK FARMERS in Holland are reporting nematode resistance to the 4-AD group of anthelmintics - and UK farmers have been warned to start heeding parasitologist advice or they will be next.

YFC News

YFC News

  • 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.

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