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  • MAJOR CHANGES are on the cards for the SRUC's campus at Craibstone, Aberdeen, including sale of land for housing development.

  • A PROJECT has been launched to provide young people from rural areas with more jobs and employment opportunities as well as improving the skills of those within the local dairy sector.

  • TWO MORE milk price drops were announced this week, with both Graham's The Family Dairy and Dairy Crest joining the sector's race to the bottom.

  • COMMUNICATIONS giant Vodaphone is offering to install purpose-designed mobile signal boosting devices in rural 'not-spots' - but the 100 booster units are to be allocated on a 'first come, first served' basis.

  • ULSTER FARM Minister Michelle O'Neill has confirmed the details of the province's new Young Farmers' Scheme.

YFC News

YFC News

  • 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.

  • LESMAHAGOW SHOW was the host for a trio of SAYFC West Region competitions, including both the gents and ladies tug-of-war eliminations as well as a sheep shearing competition.

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