An all-industry Scottish red meat campaign will be officially launched later this month to raise the profile of the sector’s environmental and animal welfare credentials.
Quality Meat Scotland
The worst fears for farmers, caught up in a no-deal Brexit, have been heightened by the release of a new industry report showing that such an outcome would cause significant upheaval for Britain’s beef and sheep producers.
Livestock farmers will be advised on the use of multispecies swards for grazing at a series of meetings next month.
A small-scale north Angus beef producer beat off the might of north-east beef finishers to win the coveted Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) rosebowl for the champion in the Kepak McIntosh Donald Best Scotch Steak Competition at the Royal Highland Show.
Young farmers from Aberdeenshire and Orkney were crowned cream of the crop at this year’s Royal Highland Show.
Four farmers have been unveiled as the faces of Quality Meat Scotland’s (QMS) upcoming Meat With Integrity Campaign.
Scotland’s national beef herd is still shrinking and prime beef production is likely to decline next year, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
A red meat resilience group has been formed by Quality Meat Scotland.
A new estimated breeding value (EBV) for days to slaughter has been developed for the sheep sector.
A communication gulf between Scottish livestock auctioneers and Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) was exposed yesterday when a leading auctioneer said his sector and many beef and sheep farmers feel detached from the promotional body’s efforts.
Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has set aside £150,000 for contingency planning for a no-deal Brexit.
Scottish prime cattle prices have risen by 5% in the last six weeks but are still 5% lower than this time last year, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
Three butchers from the north and north-east have been crowned cream of the crop in the inaugural Scottish Butchers Wars.
People who work in the Scottish beef, lamb and pork industries are being urged to take part in a new marketing campaign.
The Scottish Government has awarded Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) £200,000 to promote Scotch Lamb.
More than half of Scots are concerned about the impact of veganism on Scotland’s farming industry, claims a new survey.
Prime cattle prices in the UK are lower compared to markets in the EU as British abattoirs processed increased volumes of beef in recent months.
Concerns remain over the future of sheepmeat exports to Europe after Brexit, claims Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
Brexit confusion is adding to uncertainty in the UK sheep meat market, says Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) economist Stuart Ashworth.
Scotland’s former chief veterinary officer, Charles Milne, has been appointed to the board of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
Scotland’s red meat industry has united behind a £500,000 campaign that ‘pushes back’ against current misinformation directed at the beef sector.
Scotland’s pig industry has embarked on a united programme to eradicate an endemic disease which is currently costing the industry £3 million a year at a UK level.
Farm leaders yesterday called for certainty and clarity over the way in which industry will transition from the Common Agricultural Policy (Cap) into post-Brexit policy.
Scotch Beef and Scotch Lamb is being showcased at a global hospitality and food service event.
Farmers, vets, butchers and members of the red meat supply chain are rallying behind initiatives to promote the industry.
A new TV advert urging shoppers to buy Scottish pork will launch tonight.
Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has created a department to counter negative messages about the red-meat industry.
Scottish prime cattle prices have started 2019 4% down on this time last year.
The leader of Scotland’s red meat processors has slammed anti-meat lobbyists for allegedly making claims which cannot be backed up with independent evidence.
Shoppers are being encouraged to eat more Specially Selected Pork as part of their efforts to eat healthier in 2019.
Scotch Lamb sales were up 20% between August and October thanks to efforts to get shoppers to buy and cook more Scottish lamb.
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.