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  • FARMERS IN Strathspey are working with conservationists after young sea eagles moved onto their land.

  • SCOTLAND'S UPLANDS could be regenerated with woodlands which would actually boost food production - but the process will take time, so the decision to do it must be taken now.

  • EXHIBITOR SPACE is quickly being filled at Scotland's first national event celebrating the country's food and drink.

  • EFFORTS TO relax the sheep electronic tagging regime have been thwarted in the European Parliament, to the immense frustration of Scots campaigners.

  • IT MIGHT seem blindingly obvious to anyone who regularly eats out of late night takeaway shops, but now genetic tests by the Food Standards Agency have confirmed it - it isn't always lamb that gets served up in lamb kebabs and curries.

YFC News

YFC News

  • THE WEST Region put on a fantastic show of song, dance and comedy at the Talent Spot final, held at the SECC's Clyde Armadillo last weekend.

  • SAYFC'S NATIONAL chairman, Katherine Marr, has been selected to take part in the Queen's Baton Relay in the run up to the Commonwealth Games.

  • IT WAS the winning team from the junior section which went on to stand overall winners at last weekend's East Region beef cattle dressing, held at United Auctions' Stirling centre.

  • ALL THREE regions of the Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Clubs were represented at last weekend's National curing comeptition.

  • AN OUTSTANDING number of SAYFC members - more than double the number of spaces available - applied for a number of international trips, this year, which include the European Rally in Wales and the Agri and Rural Affairs study trip, which heads to Argentina.

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