• 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.

  • WET conditions may have hampered technique but 10 teams still put on a good show at the East Region tug of war eliminations held at Central and West Fife Show, last weekend.

  • LEWIS HARKNESS of West Nithsdale YFC was the man with the slickest clippers at the SAYFC's west region sheap shearing contest last weekend.

  • SEAN COWAN of Bell Baxter ADS was the overall winner of the SAYFC's East Region Stockjudging competition.

  • A FANTASTIC day was had at Quoybrae Mart, Watten, where the SAYFC's annual Highland Rally was held last weekend, hosted by the Caithness District.

  • UNDER PRESSURE from Scottish Young Farmers, the RHASS has reduced the cost of entry to attend the Young Farmer's dances held over the course of this year's Royal Highland Show.

  • MORE than 200 delegates are expected to attend The Young Farmers Ambassadors 57th European International Farm Youth Exchange (IFYE) Conference at Gordonstoun School, Elgin, Moray, from August 15-22.