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  • LAND AGENTS were left floundering this week, when their role in the relationship between landlords and tenants came under the scrutiny of the Scottish Parliament's rural affairs committee - and was found wanting.

  • WHICHEVER party takes charge of Westminster in May must keep the pre-referendum promise to give Scotland a greater say in the UK's dealings with Europe.

  • A LEGAL challenge has ensured that area payments for common grazing land in England will only go to those who actually work the land - and the principle could be of benefit to Scottish crofters.

  • SEVENTY NEWBORN calves were rescued from a farm fire on Tuesday morning.

  • THE SCOTTISH Tenant Farmers Association is concerned that the proposed activity rules of the new Scottish CAP regime will be inadequate to prevent the creation of a new generation of slipper farmers.

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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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