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02 May 2019
View news from United Kingdom Spot Checks Pilot Adds Weight to Quality Assurance Standards
SCOTLAND, UK - The organisations which represent Scotland’s cattle and sheep farmers are backing a move by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) to pilot a spot checks visits programme as part of its Cattle and Sheep Quality Assurance Scheme. ...
30 April 2019
View news from United Kingdom Refreshed Dairy Focus for AHDB
SCOTLAND, UK - AHDB is now recruiting an additional person to work with Scottish dairy farmers, after the Scottish Dairy Hub officially moved to NFUS in February. ...
29 April 2019
View news from United Kingdom Farm Events Aim to Increase Pasture Profitability
UK - Three beef and lamb producers involved in the GrassCheckGB project will host grassland management events in May to share knowledge and help others increase profits from their pastures....
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Confirms Hold for May Milk Price
UK - Arla Foods amba’s on account price for conventional and organic milk will remain the same for May 2019. ...
25 April 2019
View news from United Kingdom Bew Review Must Deliver for Scotland on Convergence
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has repeated its position that Scotland’s farm funding shortfall of almost £190 million must be addressed in the current Review of Intra-UK Allocation of Domestic Farm Funding, being led by Lord Bew....
24 April 2019
View news from United Kingdom Leading Scottish Bloggers Champion Scotch Beef
SCOTLAND, UK - Three Scottish bloggers have taken part in an interactive cookery demonstration with leading Scottish Chef Andrew Doherty as part of Quality Meat Scotland’s 'Know Your Beef' campaign....
19 April 2019
View news from United Kingdom Survey Reveals Scots Support Farming, Being Misled About Red Meat
SCOTLAND, UK - Almost two thirds (64 percent) of Scots are concerned about the impact of veganism on Scotland’s farming industry, according to the results of a new *survey carried out by Censuswide....
18 April 2019
View news from United Kingdom QMS Responds to Cancer Report
UK - Responding to the results of a study published this week and part-funded by Cancer Research UK, Alan Clarke, Chief Executive of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), said it was important to recognise there is no consistent evidence that red meat, or any...
17 April 2019
View news from United Kingdom Even Moderate Red, Processed Meat Eaters at Risk of Bowel Cancer, Says Cancer Research UK
UK - People who eat red and processed meat within department of health guidelines are still at increased risk of bowel cancer....
09 April 2019
View news from United Kingdom UK Unions Seek European Farmers' Support on Need to Avoid 'No Deal' Brexit
UK - Faced with ongoing division amongst politicians and continued uncertainty, the Presidents of NFU Scotland, Ulster Farmers' Union, NFU and NFU Cymru have written to the presidents of farming unions in Europe stating their unequivocal position that...
08 April 2019
View news from United Kingdom Prime Cattle Market Showing Early Signs of Recovery
UK - Prime cattle prices in the UK have seen a modest lift over the past week, although they are still markedly lower than this time last year, according to the latest analysis by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
05 April 2019
View news from United Kingdom Scotch Beef Hits the Big Screen
SCOTLAND, UK - Cinema goers across Scotland will have the chance to see Quality Meat Scotland’s powerful Scotch Beef PGI TV advert as it hits the big screen from next week....
02 April 2019
View news from United Kingdom NFU Urges Public to Support Great British Beef Week Campaign
UK - NFU President Minette Batters has kicked off Great British Beef Week by pledging her support for the campaign and urging the public to get behind British beef producers....
27 March 2019
View news from United Kingdom Morrisons Signs Up to Arla UK 360 Farms Standards Programme
UK - Arla Foods' new farming standards programme Arla UK 360 continues to gain traction as Morrisons becomes the first retailer to commit to supporting the standards across its entire Arla milk supply....
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Urges Chancellor to Act Now to Revise No-Deal Applied Tariffs
UK - Last week, the UK farming unions joined NFU Scotland in writing to Chancellor Philip Hammond warning that the recent UK applied tariff policy announcement is another example of how British farming will be damaged by a no-deal Brexit....
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Confirms April Milk Price
UK - Arla Foods amba’s on account price for conventional milk price will remain the same for April 2019. ...
15 March 2019
View news from United Kingdom Buying, Selling Cattle can Link Individual Farms to Thousands of Others Per Purchase
UK - Understanding the complex networks of "contact chains" between British farms, could help identify potential routes for spread of infections and improve disease control strategies for the cattle industry....
View news from United Kingdom No-deal Import Tariff Arrangements Mixed Picture for Scottish Red Meat Industry
SCOTLAND, UK - Analysis of the UK Government’s temporary import tariff regime in the case of a no-deal Brexit suggests a mixed picture for Scotland’s red meat industry, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
14 March 2019
View news from United Kingdom Tariff Reduction Proposals Undermine UK Food Security
UK - Publication of the Government’s tariff schedule in the event of a no-deal Brexit has further exposed the catastrophic impact that a no deal would have on the nation’s farming; food and drink sectors and the wider rural economy....
11 March 2019
View news from United Kingdom Why a No-deal Brexit is Catastrophic for British Farming
UK - The NFU has said everything must to be done to avoid a no-deal Brexit, and the catastrophic impact this could have on British farming....
View news from United Kingdom Scotch Beef PGI Backs Scottish Young Chef Competition
SCOTLAND, UK - The heat in professional kitchens across the country is starting to rise as one of Scotland’s top young chefs is set to be named Scotch Beef Scottish Young Chef of the Year this week at Scotland’s largest food, drink hospitality and...
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Aims for Carbon Net Zero Dairy
UK - Europe’s largest dairy cooperative, Arla Foods, has announced its latest ambitions to be achieved by 2050....
08 March 2019
View news from United Kingdom Beef Farmers Advised About Risks of Straw Impaction
UK - Reports of cows dying from straw impaction is highlighting the risks associated with feeding straw-based rations to suckler cows....
View news from United Kingdom Steaks High Ahead of Scotland vs Wales Game
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland rugby stars Fraser Brown and Grant Gilchrist met up with renowned Scottish chef Jak O’Donnell this week to learn about the great taste and many health benefits of Scotch Beef PGI ahead of their Guinness Six Nations Test against...
07 March 2019
View news from United Kingdom Dairy Marketing Hits the Big Screen
UK - Cinema advertising will be used for the first time in AHDB Dairy's joint £1.2 million consumer marketing campaign with Dairy UK, which runs nationwide for ten weeks from 11 March....
06 March 2019
View news from United Kingdom NFU Applauds Appointment of New Defra Minister
UK - According to the National Farmers' Union, Defra has appointed a new minister....
05 March 2019
View news from United Kingdom Clydebank Students Learn How to be a Cut Above the Rest
SCOTLAND, UK - A group of second year professional cookery students from West College Scotland in Clydebank had the opportunity to hone their skills recently during a Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) butchery demonstration....
04 March 2019
View news from United Kingdom Industry Rallies to Highlight Credentials of Scotch Beef
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland’s red meat industry is rallying behind a brand new "Know Your Beef" campaign in a united push back against misinformation which will highlight the credentials of Scotch Beef PGI....
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