• SIR, - After listening to Richard Lochhead answering questions on TV regarding land reform, I do not know whether to feel mad or sad.

  • SIR, - At long last a government has begun to address the old feudal system.

  • SIR, - I find it astounding that NFUS has the bare-faced cheek to criticise the Scottish Government's implementation for convergence/phasing in of the new CAP.

  • SIR, - I have been a member of the Scottish Holstein Club for many years.

  • SIR, - Very interesting reading Ranald Angus' points of view.

  • SIR, - farmers are beginning to fear that the final report of the AHLRG will turn out to be yet another damp squib as so many other initiatives which have gone before.

  • SIR, - Alyn Smith, in your article 'Tesco might be the tip of the iceberg' (Nov 8 edition) describes the Groceries Code Adjudicator as a 'toothless waste of time and space'.

  • SIR, - You report (The SF, November 22) that the Scottish Tenant Farmers Association has called on the government to ensure that only genuinely active farmers receive entitlement to basic payments.

  • SIR, - At long last land reform is top of our Scottish Government agenda and in the hands of an administration determined to get their teeth into our people-land relationship, hitherto a fundamental failing in our society and massive hindrance to our economy.

  • Sir, - Having read your article in last week's issue of The SF, it has raised a few questions from Holstein South Scotland members and I would like to take the opportunity to defend my decision to resign as chairman, so forcing an agm on December 15, 2014.