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  • THE LONGSTANDING alliance between farmer-owned grain marketing business Openfield and Aberdeen Grain Storage Limited will come to an end at the conclusion of the current harvest, after negotiations to extend the partnership failed.

  • COULD contaminated horse meat still be filtering into the European food chain?

  • AUSTRALIAN SHEEP farmers are making use of a Scottish-made vaccine to overcome the often fatal effects of a roundworm parasite.

  • IT IS the season of peace and goodwill - and that was the order of the day at an emergency meeting of the Scottish Holstein Club in Hamilton this week, writes Douglas MacSkimming.

  • NORTHERN IRELAND'S arable sector - which accounts for 10% of the province's land area - is bracing itself for the greening requirements of the reformed Common Agricultural Policy.

YFC News

YFC News

  • FOLLOWING a successful first meeting last week, North Argyll YFC has been re-established.

  • YOUNG Farmers from the Perthshire District are gearing up to pack some three tonnes of potatoes ready for delivery to food banks around the country.

  • CARLUKE YFC'S A team shot their way into first place at the recent clay pigeon shoot National finals, held at Cluny Clays, Kirkcaldy, over the weekend.

  • SCOTS ABROAD, here are the 16 Young Farmers who arrived in Argentina this week for a study tour.

  • CONFERENCE delegates attending the three farm visits at SAYFC's 'Precision in Practice' event were all impressed by the respective set ups which gave them a lot of food for thought to take home and put into practice.

Obituary

Obituary

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