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  • STRUGGLING UK farmers could receive Single Farm Payments this year as low as 68p to the euro, seriously reducing incomes once again.

  • RARE BREED farm animals from Tandragee, in Co Armagh, have been adding ancient authenticity to a variety of fantasy epics on the big and small screen in recent years.

  • THE FUTURE of the Scottish dairy industry could rest with a 25 point action plan launched by Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead.

  • A NEW generation of slipper farmers will be created as a result of Cabinet Secretary Richard Lochhead's 'capitulation' to the environmental lobby, the Scottish Beef Association has claimed.

  • HIGHLAND TWINS Francesca and Annastasia 1 of Hunters, so called because Stephen Hunter of Hunters Highlanders, Barnhill Farm, Allanton, Shotts, likes to refer to his wife Rosemary, and her crony, Catherine McKechnie, as 'Fran and Anna'.

YFC News

YFC News

  • KILMAURS YOUNG Farmer's club recently held its 75th anniversary concert, at the Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock.

  • BECAUSE SO many of you asked, we are now making The Scottish Farmer's popular boilersuits in a variety of kids sizes, and in a range of colours - royal blue, navy blue, red or camouflage.

  • IT IS time to dust off your bikes and get in training for the Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs' 2015 National Charity Fundraiser - a 200-mile cycle from Inverness to Ingliston.

  • ALL three regions were represented at the Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Clubs' National curling final, which was held at Braehead Ice Rink, near Glasgow, last weekend, but it was the East that dominated to take home the top three awards .

  • THE SAYFC weekend was finished off in style with a quiz held at the Albert Hall during the speechmaking final, which saw the qualifying North, West and East teams go head to head, with buzzer and individual rounds putting their knowledge to the test.

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