Scotland's Rural College delivers comprehensive skills, education and business support for Scotland’s land-based industries, founded on world class and sector-leading research, education and consultancy.

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We have a small number of places left on a limited number of courses starting in 2014. Our vacancies vary by campus, so be quick and take a look!

Crop Clinic News

Crop at Morham

26 June. Sunshine and moist soils. Disease pressure more evident. Efficacy of azoles on wheat. Fungicides aren’t bullet proof.

Rural Scotland in Focus

Rural Scotland in Focus 2014

2014 edition available now. Impartial, evidence-based commentary taking you to the heart of key rural issues, linking to further information for you to explore.

New MSc Course


Our new Rural Business Management MSc is delivered part-time by online distance learning. Find out more and apply now!

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Corncrakes Covered - Sporsnis, Isle of Lewis

Join us for croft visits, discussions and to find out more about corncrakes.

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Dairy Skills Initiative Launched in Dumfries & Galloway

An innovative project has been launched in Dumfries & Galloway to help young people into work while addressing skills shortages within the local dairy sector.

Lord de Mauley visits Easter Bush Campus

Lord de Mauley, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for natural environment and science, visited the University of Edinburgh’s Easter Bush Campus.

North Yorkshire Focus Farm Hosts Sheep Lameness Trial

The issue of antibiotics versus trimming as a means of controlling lameness in sheep is often debated, so a new trial at Marrick Abbey Farm in North Yorkshire, aims to shed light on the best approach.

Free Dairy Herd Health Meetings in SW Scotland

SAC Consulting Veterinary Services (part of SRUC) is organising two free on-farm meetings in South West Scotland focusing on dairy herd health and production.

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