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  • WHOEVER DESERVES the blame for Scotland being denied extra livestock support coupling, the problem that it was meant to address remains - the 'extreme redistribution of funds' by a flat rate area payment across the country's rough ground.

  • THE RURAL sector will play a key part in the future growth of the Scottish economy.

  • LANDOWNERS HAVE been warned of the danger fires can cause if they get out of control - particularly after a spell of dry weather.

  • HUGE MURALS are appearing on barns and cottages across Dumfries and Galloway.

  • CANDIDATES STANDING in the imminent European Parliamentary elections will be up for questioning at NFU Scotland's hustings events next month.

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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