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  • SCOTTISH FARMERS need their BPS payments within the next two weeks to avoid further damage to their health, let alone their businesses.

  • JILL HUNTER has been appointed to the new role of assurance advisor for Quality Meat Scotland.

  • FORMER EU chief scientific adviser, Professor Dame Anne Glover, has called on the Scottish public to hold Holyrood to account for its ban on genetically modified crops, saying that the Scottish Government's decision to outlaw the technology was not based on science.

  • A WEEK after losing a major milk supply deal with Tesco, dairy co-op Arla has confirmed a new three-year contract with ASDA to continue supplying the supermarket giant with its own-brand milk and cream.

  • SCOTGOV MUST address the cashflow crisis in Scottish agriculture by immediately delivering a part payment to all claimants, NFU Scotland has insisted.

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Obituary

  • THE death of shepherd, George (Geordie) Watson, on November 16, 2015, deprived the Scottish Blackface sheep world of one of its most respected characters and many people from all over the country who packed Straiton Church for his thanksgiving service was testimony to that.

  • THE pedigree beef cattle world has lost one of its most respected and best known breeders - Drew Adam, of the Newhouse pedigree herds, based at Newhouse of Glamis, in Angus.

  • HAMISH SHIACH, former head of the engineering division of the old North of Scotland College of Agriculture and a past president of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers, has died at the age of 90.

  • JOCK Allan, who passed away recently at the age of 92, was a noted pedigree dairy cattle and sheep breeder, but was also a well-known character in the true sense of the word.

  • ONE OF the leading figures in the post-war wholesale meat trade, Robin Young, has died at the age of 94.

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