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  • NFU SCOTLAND has broadly welcomed the recommendations for further devolved powers for Scotland as unveiled by Lord Smith of Kelvin this morning this week.

  • WITH THE threat of more milk price cuts hanging in the air, Farmers For Action has pledged to intensify protest action in the run up to Christmas - but it won't be happening in Scotland.

  • "I am absolutely delighted and honoured to serve in First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's new Cabinet as Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and the Environment.

  • FARMERS IN the central belt have attended a meeting to discuss the potential impact fracking may have on their livelihoods.

  • CATTLE USED for conservation grazing by Forestry Commission Scotland have been sold to a top price in Oban.

YFC News

YFC News

  • YOUNG Farmer members left the first ever Agricultural and Rural Affairs conference with a lot of information and ideas on the topic 'Precision in Practice' to take home to their own farming business.

  • AN initiative in partnership with Quality Meat Scotland and Campbell Dallas Chartered Accountants was launched, giving members the chance to win up to £1000 to develop an innovative idea.

  • REPRESENTATIVES from major sponsors Royal Bank of Scotland and Massey Ferguson provided the after dinner entertainment on both evenings of the conference, and were full of praise for the association.

  • HELD in Nairn over the weekend, the North Region speechmaking competition saw an impressive five junior teams forward and a sole senior team.

  • THE recent East Region big weekend saw 53 delegates head to Aviemore for a weekend full of fun and games.

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