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  • BEAVERS ARE causing devastation to agricultural land and should instead be confined to non-food-producing areas.

  • "WE MUST not lose sight of the fact that the whole point of the Common Agricultural Policy is to support farming and food production.

  • SCOTTISH FARMERS aren't the only ones facing computer problems in their efforts to access the reformed CAP - the English Rural Payments Agency has admitted defeat and abandoned its 'online-only' payments system, throwing English farmers' applications into turmoil.

  • THIS CHUNKY Texel cross ewe lamb weighed in at 28lb.

  • LAND AGENTS were left floundering this week, when their role in the relationship between landlords and tenants came under the scrutiny of the Scottish Parliament's rural affairs committee - and was found wanting.

YFC News

YFC News

  • KILMAURS YOUNG Farmer's club recently held its 75th anniversary concert, at the Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock.

  • BECAUSE SO many of you asked, we are now making The Scottish Farmer's popular boilersuits in a variety of kids sizes, and in a range of colours - royal blue, navy blue, red or camouflage.

  • IT IS time to dust off your bikes and get in training for the Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs' 2015 National Charity Fundraiser - a 200-mile cycle from Inverness to Ingliston.

  • ALL three regions were represented at the Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Clubs' National curling final, which was held at Braehead Ice Rink, near Glasgow, last weekend, but it was the East that dominated to take home the top three awards .

  • THE SAYFC weekend was finished off in style with a quiz held at the Albert Hall during the speechmaking final, which saw the qualifying North, West and East teams go head to head, with buzzer and individual rounds putting their knowledge to the test.

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