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  • FARM BUSINESS event AgriScot will this year host even more exhibitors from the agribusiness world, as it substantially increases its trade stand space.

  • ROD SMITH and his team at Beal Farm, near Berwick-on-Tweed, reckon they achieved a record-breaking wheat yield this harvest - in all respects except the official verification.

  • AGRISCOT'S ANNUAL search for Scotland's best silage crops has begun, with £4000 worth of prizes at stake, and a new class, only open to young farmers under the age of 26.

  • FARMERS AND conservationists have pledged to work together to ensure the needs of both sheep farming and sea eagles can be met.

  • STABILITY COULD be returning to the dairy sector following the latest Global Dairy Trade auction - but it has come too late to prevent closure moves by Dairy Crest and perhaps even further price cuts at the farmgate.

YFC News

YFC News

  • 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.

  • AN EXCELLENT turnout of 11 teams were forward for the West Region's mixed hockey tournament at Cambusdoon Sports Ground.

  • PETER MATHESON purchased a vintage Massey Fergusson, named it ' Annie' and has now taken on the challenge of driving it from John O Groats to Lands End down to Dover, then across to Scandinavia up to Nordkapp to witness the Aurora Borealis.

  • 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.

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