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  • MEASURES TO reduce agricultural red tape, originally conceived by Brian Pack, are set to become reality folowing acceptance by the Scottish Government.

  • SCIENTISTS BEHIND a controversial UK field trial of genetically modified wheat have been left disappointed after its results showed that the engineered plants failed to repel aphid pests as intended.

  • EUROPE MUST intervene to see its dairy industry through the current price slump, or there will be a "serious loss" in its milk production capacity which will have repercussions for years to come.

  • CELEBRATING ITS epic tractor expedition to the South Pole, Massey Ferguson offered up the services of the same model as a competition prize - which has been won by a Dumfriesshire farmer.

  • A CHANGE in the bye-laws pertaining to Kelso ram sales could see a leading auctioneer banned from the rostrum amid a shroud of mystery.

YFC News

YFC News

  • SEEING what the organisation can do for you through the opportunities it provides will be the main focus for the Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Clubs team at this year's Royal Highland Show.

  • TEAMS from Keith YFC ruled supreme at the North Region tug of war eliminations held at Cornhill Games, last weekend.

  • THERE were 14 teams from the West Region battling it out at Newmilns Show, last weekend, for a spot to pull at the National final at the Royal Highland Show.

  • WET conditions may have hampered technique but 10 teams still put on a good show at the East Region tug of war eliminations held at Central and West Fife Show, last weekend.

  • LEWIS HARKNESS of West Nithsdale YFC was the man with the slickest clippers at the SAYFC's west region sheap shearing contest last weekend.

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