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  • WELL KNOWN pedigree and commercial beef and sheep producers Neale and Janet McQuistin, of High Airyolland, New Luce, Newton Stewart, will be hosting an open day this week to highlight the potential value of the Whitebred Shorthorn to the Scottish beef sector.

  • TWO FARMS are being offered for rent at Roxburghe Estates on long-term tenancies.

  • TENANTS HAVE been selected for ScotGov's first starter farm.

  • A HIGH profile panel of speakers has been confirmed for an Independence Referendum debate being hosted by the Clydesdale, Avon and Nethan branches of NFUS this Wednesday (August 27).

  • The 125,000gns Limousin heifer, Glenrock Illusion, selling for a new breed record and indeed a new world record beef price through the ring at on Friday!

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  • PETER MATHESON purchased a vintage Massey Fergusson, named it ' Annie' and has now taken on the challenge of driving it from John O Groats to Lands End down to Dover, then across to Scandinavia up to Nordkapp to witness the Aurora Borealis.

  • 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.

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