Borders farmer Kate Rowell has been named as the new chairwoman of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
Quality Meat Scotland
Advice on winter grazing strategies and preparing for the spring is the subject of a series of meetings later this month.
The Scottish Government has called for a “fair solution” to the ongoing problem of red meat levy money from Scottish-born animals being collected down south.
Beef and sheep farmers are being sought to take part in a UK-wide project to help farmers improve their grassland management.
The number of beef-sired calves registered in the first half of the year was back 2.3%, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
Farmers and crofters are invited to a series of flock improvement meetings later this month.
Farm promotion bodies from Scotland, England and Wales are joining forces to explain the benefits of eating red meat.
A two-month campaign to boost sales of Scotch Beef has been hailed a success by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
The Scottish Government’s climate change ambitions and the wider anti-red meat lobby pose a bigger threat to the farming sector than Brexit, according to the chairman of the industry promotional body, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
A potential “doomsday scenario” lies ahead for Scotland’s sheep sector if the wrong deal is agreed in Brexit negotiations.
Protecting the integrity of the Scotch brand and encouraging more shoppers to opt for Scottish red meat lies at the heart of Quality Meat Scotland’s (QMS) new strategy for the next five years.
British red meat and dairy products were on display at a major international food and drink show in Canada this week.
Edinburgh City Council’s decision to introduce Meat Free Mondays in primary schools has incurred the widespread wrath of Scotland’s meat industry.
Advice on how to diagnose and treat liver fluke in sheep is the subject of a new video produced by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
The efforts of a young chef from the north of Scotland to produce a showstopping meal with Aberdeen-Angus Scotch Beef were rewarded with a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Australia.
Retail giant Morrisons is set to process half a million Scottish lambs this year through its plant in Turriff.
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) yesterday welcomed the introduction of “any process” which would improve the traceability of food and ensure it was what it claimed to be.
Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is on the hunt for a new chairman and up to four board members.
An interim solution to the long-running spat over lost red meat levies from Scottish-born animals being slaughtered south of the border has been agreed.
Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has organised a series of free workshops on worm and fluke control for farmers and crofters.
An industry-wide campaign to get more shoppers buying Scotch Lamb resulted in a 38% increase in retail demand for Scottish-origin lamb.
All beef produced in Scotland could soon be DNA tested to guarantee the authenticity of the Scotch Beef brand, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) revealed yesterday.
Farmers and crofters are being given advice on how to develop a worm control plan for their sheep.
The hunt is on to find the best beef and sheep farmers in Scotland.
Farmers and crofters in the north and north-east are invited to attend free farmer meetings on maximising livestock production from grass later this month.
A 10-week long campaign to get more Scots cooking tasty, quick meals with Scotch Lamb has been launched by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
A low supply of prime cattle on the market and lower carcase weights are boosting farmgate beef prices, according to Quality Meat Scotland.
AHDB has issued a call for farmer and industry views on the future of carcase classification.
An Aberdeenshire pig farmer ditched his wellies and put on an apron for a visit to a north-east supermarket earlier this week as part of a drive to encourage shoppers to buy and cook more Scottish pork.
Two new beef and sheep grazing benchmarking groups are to be established later this month by red meat levy body Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
Former Quality Meat Scotland chief executive Uel Morton will start work at Scotbeef next month.
Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has launched a new initiative to get farmers and crofters making better use of grass.