Sustainable Farming


Let's look at the sustainability of the Scottish red meat industry and the work that farmers are doing to protect the natural environment. Red meat and its impact on the climate across the globe are regularly in the media spotlight and the increasing demand for cheaper food is adding pressure on our natural environment.

Farming for the future

Climate change, sustainability and protecting the natural environment remain critically important issues to Scotland’s livestock farmers. They are working hard to combat the challenges presented by climate change in a number of ways.

Sustainable Scotch Meat

When you eat Scotch meat, you are eating some of the most sustainable meat in the world – watch below to find out more.

Mission Sustain Game

Farmers are using science and technology to try to improve efficiency and reduce their farm’s carbon footprint. Step into the shoes of a Scottish livestock farmer and see how sustainable you’d be by playing our game Mission Sustain.

Watch and Learn

  • Environmentally Sustainable

    Farmers Kirsty and Emma talk about the steps they are taking on their farm to be more environmentally sustainable.

  • Biodiversity

    Farmer Andrew shows us how he is working to enhance biodiversity and improve the environmental sustainability of the farm.

  • Enhancing Soil

    Find out how farmer Andrew is protecting and enhancing the soil on the farm and why it is important.

Learn about meat food labelling

What's The Scotch Difference?

Let us take you on a journey into what makes Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb and Specially Selected Pork so special, and how we produce such high-quality meat renowned and enjoyed worldwide.