Quality Meat Scotland

Farming news

Beleaguered sector puts on a show of defiance

June 21 2019

Scottish farming turned on style and smiles on the opening day of the Royal Highland Show, but if the findings of a new survey are accurate, the annual spectacle has become an elaborate façade for an industry in crisis.

Farming news

Speaker exposes gulf between auctioneers and QMS

June 1 2019

A communication gulf between Scotland’s livestock auctioneers and Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) was exposed yesterday when a leading auctioneer said his sector and many beef and sheep farmers felt detached from the promotional body’s efforts.