The organisers of the Scotch Beef Farm of the Year award are urging farmers and others involved in the industry to nominate farms they feel are worthy of receiving the 2016 award. Now in its fifth year, the Scotch Beef Farm of the Year award, which is organised by AgriScot and Quality Meat Scotland (QMS),
Joyce Campbell, from Armadale Farm, Sutherland, winner of the inaugural Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year Award at AgriScot 2015, has made the call for her counterparts throughout Scotland to enter the 2016 competition. “I have a very dedicated small team here at Armadale and we were delighted when our farm received the 2015 title.”
An early call is going out to encourage aspiring young farm professionals to demonstrate their agri-business skills. The AgriScot Business Skills competition is open to anyone aged between 18 and 25 on the day of AgriScot (16th November) and there is a £1000 prize, courtesy of sponsors, Biocell Agri, paid to the eventual winner. Andrew Moir,
Respected Scottish Borders beef farmer, Robert Neill, has been appointed as the new Vice Chairman of the AgriScot Board.
Speaking after the recent board meeting, and his appointment, Mr Neill looked forward to this year’s event on Wednesday 16th November: “Plans are well under way for AgriScot 2016. I am delighted that The Scottish Farmer is once again in place as our media partner. This, along with our new website, will allow us to keep