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  • SUPERMARKETS CHAINS Tesco, Sainsbury and Marks & Spencer have been called to account by the Scottish Parliament's Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee over their refusal to appear before its inquiry into the milk price slump.

  • DAIRY FARMER co-op First Milk has announced that it will hold its milk prices at their current level for March.

  • SCOTLAND'S LONG-awaited review of agricultural holdings legislation has brought forth 49 recommendations - but no absolute right to buy for farm tenants.

  • THIS WEEK'S publication of the agricultural holdings legislation review report has unsurprisingly sparked fierce debate between landlords and tenants, particularly surrounding succession and assignation of leases.

  • SCOTTISH FARMERS frozen out under the old CAP can now apply for Basic Payment Scheme entitlements to the National Reserve, ScotGov announced this week.

YFC News

YFC News

  • NOW IN their 75th year, Kilmaurs Young Farmers held a dinner dance to celebrate at the Sea Mill Hydro, Sea Mill.

  • YOUNG Farmers attending both the North and West Region conferences over the weekend wanted to show their support for the British dairy industry by drinking pints of milk.

  • HELD recently at the Solsgirth House Hotel was West Fife YFC's 75th anniversary dinner dance.

  • KILMAURS YFC continued its winning ways to take the top spot at the recent West Region 10-pin bowling competition.

  • LOWER Nithsdale YFC recently held its 70th anniversary dinner dance at the Cairndale Hotel.

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