Four influential Scottish farmers have come out in favour of a 'Yes' vote in September's independence referendum.
The four former Presidents of the National Farmers Union Scotland, including John Ross from Portpatrick, believe an independent Scotland would have a more powerful voice in Europe.
However, the Chair of Farmers Together and Former NFUS President, George Lyon said: "Scottish farmers know that as part of the UK we have the best of both worlds".
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