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Farmers voice views on independence debate

Although Four former Presidents of the National Farmers Union in Scotland now back an independent Scotland, not everyone in agriculture agrees.

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Farmers back 'yes' vote

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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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