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  • QUALITY MEAT Scotland is in good shape to deliver strongly on behalf of levy payers, despite a reduction in its levy income, according to the organisation's chief executive, Uel Morton.

  • AN ANGUS tyre company has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker was crushed when a tractor wheel fell on him.

  • A FARMER had a sawn off shotgun pointed at his neck after a massive cannabis factory was secretly set up in a shed on his land, Dundee Sheriff Court heard this week.

  • A NEW website with a wealth of careers resources for young people seeking employment in the land industries has been launched by training body LANTRA.

  • ROSEMOUNT FARM, the flagship agricultural operation run by the Co-operative Group at the Blairgowrie Estate is now at the centre of a community buyout proposal.

YFC News

YFC News

  • THE WEST Region put on a fantastic show of song, dance and comedy at the Talent Spot final, held at the SECC's Clyde Armadillo last weekend.

  • SAYFC'S NATIONAL chairman, Katherine Marr, has been selected to take part in the Queen's Baton Relay in the run up to the Commonwealth Games.

  • IT WAS the winning team from the junior section which went on to stand overall winners at last weekend's East Region beef cattle dressing, held at United Auctions' Stirling centre.

  • ALL THREE regions of the Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Clubs were represented at last weekend's National curing comeptition.

  • AN OUTSTANDING number of SAYFC members - more than double the number of spaces available - applied for a number of international trips, this year, which include the European Rally in Wales and the Agri and Rural Affairs study trip, which heads to Argentina.

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