Concerns remain over the future of sheepmeat exports to Europe after Brexit, claims Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
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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.
Consumers are being urged to choose Scotch beef over the festive period.
One of Scotland’s biggest ever pork marketing campaigns will kick off in the new year thanks to grant funding from the Scottish Government.
A new Great Britain-wide campaign to highlight the role of red meat in a healthy diet was launched yesterday.
Scottish beef enterprise profitability improved last year, according to Quality Meat Scotland.
The benefits of animal health planning will be highlighted to farmers and crofters at a series of meetings next month.
Scottish beef, lamb and pork processors have reported strong interest this week from both new and potential overseas customers at SIAL Paris, one of the world’s leading food fairs.
The new chairman of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is embarking on a fact-finding mission to gather views on industry challenges and opportunities.
A series of “meat the market” workshops to help farmers boost profits by improving their livestock selection and presentation for slaughter is to take place over the winter.
Stirling, Strathendrick and Strathkelvin (SSS) Young Farmers’ Club has been crowned cream of the crop in this year’s bale art contest.
Three new board members have been appointed to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
The first ever TV advert to promote Scotch Lamb TV will launch next week.
Borders farmer Kate Rowell has been named as the new chairwoman of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
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.