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  • A WIGTOWNSHIRE farmer is considering taking legal action against the Scottish Government because of what he claims is its failure to cater for farmers with dyslexia.

  • PUTTING NITROGEN fertiliser on land without first finding out its pH just doesn't make sense - so the Scottish Government is making the test compulsory on all improved land.

  • FOUR OF the top jobs in public sector forestry are now held by women - and they are backing new training initiatives to bring more females into the traditionally male-dominated industry.

  • IMAGINE GOING to the dentist to have a tooth out - without the local anaesthetic?

  • DEFINING Scotland's fair share of the EU's area payment convergence cash was the subject on everybody's lips at the Royal Highland Show's political meetings.

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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