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News

  • THE LONG-awaited First Milk results, covering the financial year ending of March, 2014, came out as The SF went to press on Wednesday, 48 hours before the co-op's agm in Haydock.

  • A PUSH to improve facilities at First Milk's Campbeltown creamery and improve marketing of Mull of Kintyre cheddar is now seen as a priority to safeguard the livelihood of dairy farmers in Argyll and the islands.

  • WITH THE Scottish dairy sector on the verge of collapse, landlords should throw their dairy farming tenants a lifeline by offering them a rental holiday.

  • A NEW survey has shown farmers are generally unimpressed by the new CAP and have low expectations of being profitable in the current year.

  • THIS YEAR'S CAP reform is the biggest shake-up of Scottish farm funding in a generation - and farmers should seize the opportunity to take a long hard look at their businesses via a Whole Farm Review.

YFC News

YFC News

  • NOW IN their 75th year, Kilmaurs Young Farmers held a dinner dance to celebrate at the Sea Mill Hydro, Sea Mill.

  • YOUNG Farmers attending both the North and West Region conferences over the weekend wanted to show their support for the British dairy industry by drinking pints of milk.

  • HELD recently at the Solsgirth House Hotel was West Fife YFC's 75th anniversary dinner dance.

  • KILMAURS YFC continued its winning ways to take the top spot at the recent West Region 10-pin bowling competition.

  • LOWER Nithsdale YFC recently held its 70th anniversary dinner dance at the Cairndale Hotel.

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