Scotland's First Minister says farmers and fishermen would get better funding from the European Union if the country votes for independence.
Alex Salmond was speaking in Hawick as part of the Scottish Cabinet summer tour.
Ministers met at Borders College this morning and a question and answer session is currently taking place in Hawick High School.
First Minister Alex Salmond and his Cabinet have arrived at the Borders College in Hawick for their meeting.
Alex Salmond has been meeting children in Hawick as part of his visit to the Scottish Borders.
Speaking ahead of the Hawick visit, First Minister Alex Salmond said:
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is visiting the Scottish Borders with his Cabinet.
Mr Salmond will firstly visit Barrie Knitwear in Hawick, where he will tour the facility, meet staff and learn about the traditional Borders industry.
The cashmere manufacturers were bought over by Chanel last year.
He will then travel to Wilton Lodge Park in Hawick, where he will visit the bust of local rugby legend Bill McLaren.
Scotland's First Minister has announced his cabinet will be visiting the Borders this summer.
Alex Salmond, alongside other Scottish ministers, will visit Hawick between the 20th and 21st of August.
They will take part in a range of activities, visits and open question and answer sessions with members of the public.
His summer cabinet has visited Stranraer, Dumfries and Melrsoe over the past few years.