The finalists for the AgriScot Scotch Beef and Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year were announced today (18 January), with all sharing a common enthusiasm to improve productivity and efficiency. The awards, sponsored by Thorntons Solicitors and supported by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), set out to reward Scottish farms which exemplify high standards in beef
The Directors of AgriScot have described their huge disappointment following a Board meeting at which they took the decision to cancel the forthcoming farm business event. AgriScot was unable to take place on its usual mid-November calendar date due to the use of the venue at Ingliston as a Covid Vaccination Centre; a new date
The award, which will be presented at AgriScot on 9 February 2022, is supported by the Agriculture and Development Board (AHDB), and sponsored by SoilEssentials. It recognises farmers who focus on soil health and make best use of innovation and technology. This year’s shortlist consists of two farmers from Aberdeenshire and one from Midlothian. Jim Reid runs his
Three finalists have emerged from the recent qualifying heats of the AgriScot Business Skills Competition. Five competitors took part in the north regional heat and six in the south. These regional heats were held on farm, with competitors quizzed by the host farmers and independent judges to assess their practical farming expertise and business knowledge.