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24 December 2019
View news from United Kingdom NFU Meets with MPs, Urges Them to Support British Farming's High Standards
UK - NFU President Minette Batters has urged MPs to recognise the importance of Britain’s high farming standards and ensure they are not sacrificed by the UK’s future trade policy, as the NFU held one of its first receptions for politicians after...
View news from United Kingdom North of Scotland ‘Meat the Market’ Events Announced
SCOTLAND, UK - Sheep and beef farmers based in the north of Scotland are invited to attend two free meetings to help them boost their bottom line by improving their livestock selection and presentation for slaughter....
23 December 2019
View news from United Kingdom Programme Reassures People There’s No Need to Cut Out Red Meat in January
SCOTLAND - The benefits of red meat as part of a healthy balanced diet will be heard loud and clear next month, thanks to joint activity planned by levy bodies in England, Scotland and Wales....
20 December 2019
View news from United Kingdom Research Shows Domestic Animals Link Virus Spread Among Humans, Wildlife
UK - Our domesticated animals - both pets and livestock - hold the key to the spread of viruses among humans and wildlife according to new research involving Swansea University....
19 December 2019
View news from United Kingdom Ag Bill a Necessity, Must Provide Launch Pad to Future Policy Development
SCOTLAND, UK - In evidence to the Rural Economy and Connectivity (REC) Committee in Scottish Parliament yesterday (18 December), NFUS said a bill that allows continuity of CAP payments is a necessity but must provide a launch pad to driving forward future...
18 December 2019
View news from United Kingdom New Evidence Demonstrates Importance of Govt's Comprehensive bTB Eradication Strategy
UK - New research shows that cattle are ten times more likely to catch bovine TB from badgers than badgers are to catch it from cattle, providing an important insight into the transmission of bTB between badgers and cattle....
17 December 2019
View news from United Kingdom The Guardian Publishes 'Peak Meat' Article; NFU Writes in Response
UK - Last week, The Guardian published an article about a warning from scientists on the need for livestock production to reach its peak by 2030 in order to tackle the climate crisis....
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Calls for New Field to Fork Approach for Beef
SCOTLAND, UK - As beef prices continue at a low ebb, NFU Scotland’s President Andrew McCornick has called for fresh thinking in the beef supply chain....
16 December 2019
View news from United Kingdom NFU Urges Govt to Ensure Sustainable, Ambitious Future for British Food Production
UK - In response to the General Election result, NFU President Minette Batters said that the NFU intends to start working with the new government and parliament straight away to ensure all areas of Westminster and Whitehall understand and value the importance...
12 December 2019
View news from United Kingdom Deadline Approaching for 2019 Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme
SCOTLAND - Eligible farmers and crofters are reminded to apply to the Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme (SSBSS) before the deadline of 31 December 2019....
02 December 2019
View news from United Kingdom Farmgate Beef Prices Benefit From Modest Increase
SCOTLAND, UK - After a prolonged period of decline, farmgate beef prices in Scotland have increased by 2 percent over the past month, according to the latest market analysis by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
29 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom British Red Meat Production Part of Solution to Climate Crisis, Universities Hear
UK - Sourcing British, climate-friendly beef and lamb can play an important role in tackling the climate crisis – that’s the take-home message from the NFU’s meeting with the country’s universities this week....
28 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom Open Letter from AHDB, QMS and HCC on Airing of BBC1 Programme
UK - This week, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), in conjunction with AHDB and HCC, expressed displeasure at the BBC 1 programme entitled "‘Meat: A Threat to our Planet" in a letter....
View news from United Kingdom New Vaccine to Stop Spread of Bovine TB
UK - Scientists at the University of Surrey have developed a novel vaccine and complementary skin test to protect cattle against bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB)....
27 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom BBC Documentary Shows Why Food Standards Must Be Upheld in Future Trade Deals, Says NFUS
SCOTLAND, UK - The four UK farming union Presidents have responded to the BBC’s documentary "Meat: a threat to our planet?"...
View news from United Kingdom QMS Responds to BBC1 Documentary on Meat, Assuring on Quality
SCOTLAND, UK - This week, BBC1 released a documentary on the effects of human appetite for meat on the planet entitled "Meat: A Threat to Our Planet"....
26 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom ASA Ruling Following NFUS Complaint Sees Inaccurate Posters Withdrawn
SCOTLAND, UK - Driven by members, NFU Scotland lodged a formal complaint with the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) in June about a poster campaign in Scotland that erroneously claimed that 'eating animals' contributes more to climate change than transport....
View news from United Kingdom QMS Festive Campaign Beefs up Christmas
SCOTLAND, UK - A new campaign from Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is set to reach over a million consumers in Scotland over the festive period by encouraging Scots to choose Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork this Christmas and...
25 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom QMS Campaign Encourages Consumers to Choose Meat with Integrity
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland’s (QMS) recent campaign to raise awareness of the quality and provenance of Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork has produced impressive results....
22 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom NFU Letter Urges Farmers to Showcase Best of British Livestock Farming
UK - NFU Vice President Stuart Roberts has written to "Farmers Weekly" and "Farmers Guardian" encouraging farmers to showcase the great story that British livestock farming has to tell....
View news from United Kingdom 'Politicking' Holding Back Prosperity, Progress, Says NFUS
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland’s President Andrew McCornick used the annual AgriScot event, held at Ingliston this week (20 November 2019) to demand that progress replaces political stagnation and uncertainty....
19 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom Extreme Weather Impacts 2018 Input Costs for Scottish Livestock Farmers
SCOTLAND, UK - Significant variation in levels of financial and technical performance within the Scottish livestock industry continues to be evident, according to a survey commissioned by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
13 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom Waste Reduction Tech, Meat Alternatives and Yield Optimisation at FoodBytes! London 2019
15 revolutionary startups took to the stage to pitch ground-breaking, sustainable solutions for the food and agriculture (F&A) industry at FoodBytes! by Rabobank. ...
12 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom What Will Scottish Agriculture Look Like in 5 Years?
Once more the Brexit deadline is looming and predicting the result seems more than a little foolhardy. However, I have been trying to imagine what Scottish agriculture will look like in five years’ time, possibly something just as challenging, writes...
08 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom UK Celebrity Chef Backs Red Meat in Campaign
UK businessman, TV star and 2018 Celebrity Masterchef runner-up Spencer Matthews is fronting a new campaign aimed at highlighting the importance of lean red meat in a healthy, balanced diet. ...
22 October 2019
View news from United Kingdom Research: Insight into Infections Found in the Noses of Healthy Cattle
New research led by academics at the University of Bristol Veterinary and Medical Schools used the 'One Health' approach to study three bacterial species in the noses of young cattle and found the carriage of the bacteria was surprisingly different. ...
17 October 2019
View news from United Kingdom UK Beef and Dairy Agri-market Outlook
This outlook comes after Britain’s departure from the EU has been delayed. This might mean one of two things: either the clock has been extended, the threat has gone away and normal life continues for now, or the only certainty is more uncertainty....
14 October 2019
View news from United Kingdom Scotland's Cattle Herd in Decline, Sheep Recovering in 2019
The number of cattle in Scotland has now hit a 60-year low, according to the June survey data released by the Scottish Government. ...
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