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'A Scotland/England border would be very disturbing'

Farmers in Dumfries and Galloway have been giving their reactions to the EU referendum vote and the future of their industry.

Dumfries auction mart director John Thomson said that the thought of a border between Scotland and England would be very disturbing for farmers.

Farmers were at a livestock sale in Dumfries, one of the first to take place since the the outcome of last week's vote.

Most said they were unsure about the impact it would have on farming but they wouldn't support the idea of a second independence referendum for Scotland.


ScotGrass hailed as huge success

Organisers of ScotGrass, which took place in Dumfries on Wednesday, say the event was a huge success.

More than 5,000 farmers from across the UK travelled to the Crichton Royal Farm to learn about the latest technologies and techniques used in grass production.

The event was also a boost to the local economy, with hotels and restaurants noticing a rise in trade over the past few days.

Lori Carnochan was at the event:

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