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Farmers Wives' choir to perform at 75th birthday of Young Farmers

The Farmers' Wives Choir will perform at the 75th anniversary event Photo: ITV

The Scottish Association of Young Farmers is turning 75 years old and to celebrate, hundreds of members past and present are in Glasgow - including a Farmers' Wives choir, set up by a member from Kirkcudbright.

Watch Kathryn Samson's report below.

"There has been the military wives choir and the fishermen's wives choir, so I thought it would be a great idea to have a farmers' wives choir," said Kate Picken, who set up the group. "It has been a great idea and over 100 girls and women are taking part."

The event is the biggest in the Scottish young farmers' history, with about 300 people attending. The group is important to young people in rural communities, such as Ross Mair from Dumfries.

Ross Mair is a former young farmer, who will be at the party in Glasgow Credit: ITV

"Young farmers has played such a massive part in who I have become," he said, "the things I've learned, the people I have met, it's unbelievable and to be part of the celebrations is fantastic. I feel privileged to be part of it."