Meeting at Kinaldy Farm near St Andrews were left to right, NSA Scotland development officer George Milne, the Moredun’s Philip Skuce; SAC Consulting’s Elspeth Scott, Scotland’s chief vet Sheila Voas, and NSA Scotland chairman Sybil MacPherson
FARMERS WHO have joined the Scottish industry in the 10 years since subsidy entitlements were set in historical stone can now claim a share of £2 million worth of extra funding from the Scottish Goverment.
Laura Templeton of Mauchline YFC has been chosen as this year's Ayrshire Association of Young Farmers Clubs Rally Queen, with Vicky Scott, of Kilmaurs YFC in second, and Jillian Wilson of Ayr YFC in third.
THE BRITISH Charolais Cattle Society has launched Charolais Youth – a new club open to those aged between eight and 26 years who are either already involved with the breed or would like to find out more.
CROSSROADS YFC's hilarious on-stage take of a farmer's plight during last summer's horrendous forage-making season proved to be the outstanding entry at last weekend's West Area Talent Spot contest in a packed Clyde Auditorium, in Glasgow.
AT THE end of March, Scotland and indeed the world lost one of the most famous and dedicated sons of Kintyre whose enthusiasm, dedication and legacy to cattle breeding will benefit both the UK and Africa for years to come.