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  • AS THE Scottish Farmer went to press, Tesco announced that it is to extend its 'sustainable pricing model' to its two cheese suppliers, First Milk and South Caernarfon Creameries.

  • FARMERS NEGLECT field drainage at their peril - and to remind them of its value, the AHDB has just issued a new practical guide highlighting the basic principles of how to keep fields dry.

  • AROUND 2000 farmers took to the streets of Dublin on Monday to protest against the crippling prices they are receiving for their produce.

  • FERGUS EWING, the Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism has visited Graham's The Family Dairy's processing facility in Nairn, to sample the company's new yogurt.

  • SLOWLY BUT surely, the new chief of First Milk claims he is getting to grips with sorting out the mess of the £25million loss racked up in the co-op's last financial year to March 15.

YFC News

YFC News

  • HEADING up the West Region SAYFC mixed hockey at Lanark Racecourse, was the Ayrshire A team.

  • LOWER Nithsdale YFC member, Lewis Harkness (above), was on fine form to lead the Young Farmers shearing in the MacRobert Pavilion.

  • SEEING what the organisation can do for you through the opportunities it provides will be the main focus for the Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Clubs team at this year's Royal Highland Show.

  • TEAMS from Keith YFC ruled supreme at the North Region tug of war eliminations held at Cornhill Games, last weekend.

  • THERE were 14 teams from the West Region battling it out at Newmilns Show, last weekend, for a spot to pull at the National final at the Royal Highland Show.

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