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Rural Scotland in Focus 2016

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Download the latest Rural Scotland in Focus report which focuses on land management, rural economies and community empowerment.

Crop Clinic News

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8 December: After a period of frosts and cold weather, temperatures are now rising again.

Farm Management Handbook 2016/17

Farm Management Handbook 2016-2017

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An essential tool for rural business. Order your copy now online, by phone or email.

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Farm Based Anaerobic Digester Operators Group

Looking at real data to evaluate current AD performance; maximising biogas yields; maximising RHI and FIT payments; site visit to AD plant and opportunity to discuss management practices with others.

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SRUC welcomes the world!

Today SRUC Principal and Chief Executive Professor Wayne Powell will be joined by 15 international students and staff for a Burns Night Supper to launch the #ScotlandWelcomestheWorld campaign.

Poppy Frater joins Beef and Sheep Select team

Poppy Frater has joined SRUC’s Beef and Sheep Select team, based in the St Boswells Office, to focus on grass management and sheep production.

Oxford means early start for SRUC students

For two fourth year Agriculture students, new year meant three long but rewarding days at the Oxford Farming Conference.

Christine Watson speaks at “alternative” Oxford Farming Conference

Aberdeen-based Professor Christine Watson, Team Leader Soil Science, was one of the keynote speakers at the “alternative” event to the Oxford Farming Conference.

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