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Celebrity chef James Martin has been announced today (16 February) as the headline act for Taste of Grampian 2017.

Corskie Farm hosted the first ever whole-farm Monitor Farm meeting for Morayshire on Wednesday 8 February.

Local farmers showed their support of the new Sutherland Monitor Farm last week, with over 50 attending its first open meeting. 

More than 90 people attended the Lothians Monitor Farm launch meeting on Thursday 9 February. It is one of nine new Monitor Farms being established in Scotland as part of a joint initiative by QMS and AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds with funding from the Scottish Government.

The Mitchell family, hosts of Border’s new monitor farm, are looking forward to welcoming local farmers to their first open meeting next week.

The main take-home message from Quality Meat Scotland's grazing conferences this month was that farmers have an opportunity to improve their profits by taking control of their grass management.

A group of Scotch Butcher Club members are celebrating after scooping a raft of awards at the recent 2017 Smithfield Awards, an annual national product evaluation showcase contested by Q Guild butchers nationwide.

Pig prices have eased back from a 26-month high of 151.9p/kg dwt in the final week of 2016, to below the 150p/kg mark at the beginning of February after five weeks of marginal declines.