QMS Strathspey Monitor Farm Summer Open Meet


For many years, Auchernack Farm at Grantown-on-Spey has been demonstrating how red meat production and nature can go hand in hand on a typical Highland farm. The Smith family continues to improve their sustainable credentials to future-proof their business.

  • Discuss how your cattle records can inform your decision making with Abbie McGillivray, ScotEID,
  • Explore cattle breeding policies for upland farms and study replacement heifers with Calum Smith, Monitor Farmer
  • Hear and see how local digestate can benefit grassland with Alister Laing, Glenrinnes Organic Estate,
  • Enjoy the beauty of Auchernack’s managed landscape and nature with Darren Houston, NatureScot and Tom Prescott, Butterfly Conservation.