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​Kate Rowell appointed chair of Quality Meat Scotland

Borders farmer Kate Rowell has been appointed by Scottish Ministers as the new chair of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and will take over the role on 1st October when current chair Jim McLaren steps down.


Women in Agriculture events

A series of free events offering inspiration and advice for women working in Scottish agriculture was organised by the Scottish Government’s Farm Advisory Service (FAS) programme and took place across Scotland from the Borders up to Orkney from 13-28 March 2018.

The free events covered a range of topics, from accounts and mental health awareness to diversification opportunities and even the role of social media.



Reviewed 12 September 2018