The adoption of a new DNA test to authenticate the pedigree of all Aberdeen-Angus calves will put the breed in the vanguard of genomic technology, retiring Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society president, Victor Wallace, told a packed annual at Stirling.
Scotland’s environment agency is in discussion with Government ministers over financial incentives which would encourage farmers to get involved in future flood defences.
Farmers from Angus and Fife took the first steps towards Italy’s successful agritourism model by learning how to conduct farm tours for profit.
Upland farmers and managers need to ditch their single species approach to land and spread the economic risks by embracing forestry, conservation and even the concept of rewilding.
An exceptional block of prime Angus land extending to almost 800 acres is coming on the market later this week with a price tag of £7.4 million.
There must have been a huge buzz surrounding the late lamented Royal Smithfield Show at Earls Court in London 50 years ago.
Hundreds of Scotland’s prestige food companies were warned that their essential raw ingredients could not be guaranteed in future unless farmers start to get a fair share of their margins.
Cattle farmers are being urged to carefully consider whether they have taken steps to reduce the risk associated with working with calving cows and young calves.
Scotland’s sheep owners and breeders must ready themselves for new sheep tagging rules that come into effect in the New Year.
QMS urges commercial beef producers to make most of Bull Selection Made Simple a Guide For The Commercial Buyer
Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is urging commercial beef producers to take advantage of a Bull Selection Made Simple guide to assist them with the selection of the right bull for their herds.