Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead has announced that more opportunities for the next generation of farmers are to be created using public land.
Mr Lochhead last year set up an expert group to maximise the use of publically owned land to help farmers of the future to start their careers.
A new Modern Apprenticeship in Rural Skills, developed by the sector skills council Lantra, is now available.
A Modern Apprentice (MA) is an employee who is paid a wage and learns from the skills and experience of people around them whilst gaining skills and working towards a nationally recognised Scottish Vocational Qualification.
A free trade stand at this year's Scottish Game Fair is the prize in a new competition for young entrepreneurs.
The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust Scottish Game Fair's Young Innovator competition is offering a free trade stand at the July event and other business opportunities to one innovative business.
They are looking for products and services that benefit or support game conservation or management.