The Scottish branch of the National Sheep Association (NSA) has vowed to do more to communicate with its members and the wider industry.
Industry leaders have welcomed a funding boost of £51.4 million for farmers and crofters following publication of the Bew Review Group recommendations.
World-renowned former Scottish shearing champion Colin MacGregor was awarded one of the sheep industry’s most prestigious accolades at yesterday’s Highland Sheep event in Caithness.
The Scottish Government has awarded Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) £200,000 to promote Scotch Lamb.
At just 29, and already the chairwoman of both the National Sheep Association (NSA) in Scotland and the farmers’ union’s Clydesdale branch, Biggar farmer Jen Craig has shot holes in the charge that women struggle to make an impact in agriculture.
A new top team is in place at NSA Scotland.
The most important thing in the sheep sector is its people.