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  • DAIRY FARMERS must bite the bullet and demand answers from their milk buyer when the price they are paid abruptly drops.

  • THE THREE main membership organisations representing landowners and tenants in Scotland have launched an initiative designed to improve confidence in the rent review process for 1991 Act tenancies.

  • GOVERNMENT research into pesticides' impacts on bees must be transparent and free of agrochemical industry influence, or it will not win public support, a committee of MPs has warned.

  • SCOTLAND'S MONITOR Farms are having a positive impact on farm practices and performance, according to an independent evaluation.

  • A SEARCH has begun to find Scotland's Top Farm Dog, in an initiative organised by Quality Meat Scotland, supported by the Scottish SPCA.

YFC News

YFC News

  • AN ACTION packed schedule kept everyone busy at the Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Clubs' centre during the Royal Highland Show, where the display of handicrafts boxes, photography entries, farm signs and new merchandise ensured the crowds kept rolling in.

  • AS THE crowds made their way from the tug of war finals in the cattle rings to the Young Farmers centre, last Saturday, to wait for the prize giving of competitions held over the weekend, the tension grew to see who would be winning this year's coveted Stockman of the Year title.

  • ALISTER SHAW clipped his way to the top in the Young Farmers shearing held in the MacRobert Pavillion on Friday.

  • IT WAS a case of history repeating itself during the tug of war finals, held on Saturday in the cattle rings, as last year's winners got their hards on the trophies again.

  • LESMAHAGOW SHOW was the host for a trio of SAYFC West Region competitions, including both the gents and ladies tug-of-war eliminations as well as a sheep shearing competition.

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