The proposals would result in zero-tariff access for 87% of all imports to the UK by value.
NFU Scotland’s secret beef shoppers have given the majority of the country’s supermarkets a vote of confidence for stocking home-reared products, with only a couple of retailers identified as needing to improve their sourcing.
When we think of a meal-time treat, roast beef with all the trimmings, or a tender, juicy steak would be high on the list for many Scots.
North-east meat processor McIntosh Donald was bought over by Kepak in August. Gemma Mackenzie caught up with the site’s new manager to find out about his plans for the future.
Japan has reopened its market to imports of UK beef and lamb.
The latest technology for efficient beef production will be on show at Scotland’s Beef Event.
North-east beef farmers Gary and Angela Christie have upped cow numbers in their suckler herd in readiness for their son Adam joining the business.
Scottish beef enterprise profitability improved last year, according to Quality Meat Scotland.
The number of beef-sired calves registered in the first half of the year was back 2.3%, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
Beef and sheep producers have been told to plan ahead for winter forage and straw supplies to avoid any nasty surprises.
It’s been described as the Rolls-Royce of beef, with its succulent, fat-marbled steaks commanding as much as £600/kg in the world’s fanciest restaurants.
Dingwall and Highland Marts is preparing to host its annual show and sale of bulls next week.
Mr Blackford said the tough winter has highlighted why crofters need more support post-Brexit.
Producing an award-winning, juicy, tasty steak is about as good as it gets in terms of accolades for a beef farmer and last year’s winner of the Tesco Best Scotch Steak Competition is keen to repeat his success.
The long-term viability of beef and sheep farms is questionable in a post-Brexit era, warns farm consultancy firm Andersons.
Manufacturing beef from the UK can at last be exported to Canada after inspectors said the product could be tested to the microbiological standards required by the Canadian authorities.
A new test has been developed to enable farmers and crofters to screen their cattle for liver fluke.
Autumn has arrived, which makes it the perfect season to enjoy Jacob’s Ladder, also known as short rib of beef.
An imported “breed” of cattle known as Stabilisers is quietly making its mark on Scottish beef production.
The modern Aberdeen-Angus can compete on performance with any of the Continental breeds, and the premium for finished cattle makes them more profitable, according to leading finisher Ian Emslie, Little Barras, Laurencekirk.
A low supply of prime cattle on the market and lower carcase weights are boosting farmgate beef prices, according to Quality Meat Scotland.
A Scottish breeder secured the top price of 9,000gn at a select sale of Limousin females in Carlisle.
Farmers and crofters are being urged to take advantage of a new guide outlining nutritional and performance targets for Scottish suckler herds.
An Aberdeenshire beef farmer is among a list of eight producers shortlisted for this year's Marks and Spencer Farming for the Future awards.
Hundreds of cattle farmers who committed to the Scottish Government's Beef Efficiency Scheme (BES) have now opted out.
Scottish beef producers must deliver to specification to maintain the premium which Scotch Beef commands in the market place.
Opportunities for the beef industry, protection of the Scotch Beef premium brand, integration of the supply chain and innovation will be among the topics up for debate in the seminar session at Scotland's Beef Event 2017 on the farm of Fans at Earlston on June 8.
A beef farming family from Caithness has been awarded one of the highest accolades in the Scottish Charolais cattle breeding world.
An Orkney cattle breeder took home the top price at the Beef Shorthorn Cattle Society's early spring show and sale in Carlisle.
A distinct move by Scottish beef cattle producers to focus on spring calving is evident in the latest statistics for calf registrations.
Simmental bulls met a flying trade with 14 lots selling to a five-figure sum at yesterday’s Stirling Bull Sales.
Celebrate the new year with this tasty recipe for roast rib of Scotch beef with cranberry, port and roasted garlic glaze
Welcome in the New Year with a celebratory lunch or dinner featuring these warming, flavour-packed dishes from Quality Meat Scotland.