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REPORTS DETAILING pesticide usage in Scotland were published this week by the Chief Statistician.
A NEW network has been launched to encourage farmers to breed and save their own seed.
THE FUTURE direction of the Scottish dairy sector will be debated at next month's AgriScot event, being staged on Wednesday, November 19, at Ingliston.
A LONG-AWAITED EU report on fairness in the food chain has been dismissed as 'fine words and flannel'by Scotland's only representative on the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee.
BRITISH CHAROLAIS Cattle Society members have been warned that a fraudster is actively targeting breeders with a mail order semen scam.
THERE was a strong entry of 15 forward at last weekend's West Region Mr and Miss Young Farmer competition which was judged by Carol-Anne Warnock, Elspeth Dale and John Dale.
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.
Professor Brian J Chambers, head of the ADAS Soils and Nutrients Group, died suddenly and unexpectedly on the morning of Saturday August 30.
The farming community has lost a stalwart of the British Friesian world as William McKendrick passed away suddenly on June 6, 2014, aged 81.
Margaret Campbell Alexander (née Fleming) died on February 6, aged 91.
THE FARMING community and the industry that reports on it, have been stunned by the death of Joe Watson, the farming editor of The Press and Journal, at the age of 43.
Ayrshire cattle breeder and rose grower supreme Janet McWilliam, who died recently at the age of 87, made her mark in life not just in those two fields of expertise but in the hearts of her loved ones and friends in Wigtownshire and beyond.