Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has revamped its cattle & sheep assurance standards, making them more user friendly, with simple easy to read content that clearly explains each standard and its importance.
Paul Wedgwood, Edinburgh Chef of the Year and Head Chef at Wedgwood the Restaurant, Edinburgh, has teamed up with Scotch Beef PGI and Innis & Gunn to put a boozy spin on the classic Burns Night supper.
Members of the Scottish red meat supply chain are being encouraged to register via www.qmscotland.co.uk for Quality Meat Scotland’s free “Meat the Future” conference on 25 February at Radisson Blue Hotel, in Glasgow.
Farmers and crofters in Shetland are being invited to attend the final monitor farm meeting at Bigton Hall on Saturday 8th February. They will learn first-hand how the 305 ha (750 acres) livestock enterprise has benefited from its involvement in the three-year Monitor Farm project.
As the three year Monitor Farm programme at Clynelish Farm near Brora in Sutherland comes to an end, it is time for farmers Jason and Victoria Ballantyne to look back at what they have learned and also to look forward to where they want to take their business in the future.