Two upcoming monitor farm meetings will dig deeper into soil health for the arable sector. The subject will be scrutinised at an arable-focused meeting at Lothians monitor farm on Thursday 23 May, as well as an Angus monitor farm meeting the following day.
Scottish prime cattle producers have seen prices climb by 5% since the start of April, although, despite the recent strengthening, producer prices remain 5% lower than last year, according to the latest analysis by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
The opportunities of using technology and data to support farming businesses, as well as career opportunities for the next generation of farmers, will be discussed at the next Borders Monitor farm meeting on Wednesday 22 May.
People who work in Scotland’s beef, lamb and pork industry are being urged to take part in a brand new “Meat with Integrity” marketing and public relations campaign being launched by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) in the coming months.