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  • FOLLOWING THE sudden death of John Broadfoot, general manager at Stirling's Caledonian Marts, the company has confirmed that senior auctioneer John Kyle has been appointed as interim general manager.

  • SCOTLAND IS set to enter the world of electronic cattle grading next month.

  • A TOTAL of 47 tractors completed a recent tractor run hosted by the Perthshire branch of NFUS, which was celebrating its 10th anniversary.

  • A NEW raspberry variety was debuted in front of a large number of soft fruit growers, agronomists and representatives of the fruit and drink industry at last week's Fruit of the Future event at the James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie.

  • AN OUTBREAK of American foulbrood, a disease affecting colonies of honey bees, has been found in an apiary in the Tarland area of Aberdeenshire.

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YFC News

  • AN ACTION packed schedule kept everyone busy at the Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Clubs' centre during the Royal Highland Show, where the display of handicrafts boxes, photography entries, farm signs and new merchandise ensured the crowds kept rolling in.

  • AS THE crowds made their way from the tug of war finals in the cattle rings to the Young Farmers centre, last Saturday, to wait for the prize giving of competitions held over the weekend, the tension grew to see who would be winning this year's coveted Stockman of the Year title.

  • ALISTER SHAW clipped his way to the top in the Young Farmers shearing held in the MacRobert Pavillion on Friday.

  • IT WAS a case of history repeating itself during the tug of war finals, held on Saturday in the cattle rings, as last year's winners got their hards on the trophies again.

  • LESMAHAGOW SHOW was the host for a trio of SAYFC West Region competitions, including both the gents and ladies tug-of-war eliminations as well as a sheep shearing competition.

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