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SRUCSA 2014/15

We offer land-based courses at all levels. Whatever your area of study or training, we offer flexible and accessible opportunities.

Crop Clinic News

Potatoes in Practice 2014

14 Aug. Hurricane Betha disrupts harvest! Crop Clinic busy with stem base and take-all problems. Guidance on pest management for Autumn rape.

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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Managing Grassland for Horses - Campbeltown

Workshop with practical advice on grazing rotations, soil testing, lime and fertiliser, surface seeding and grazing management.

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Farmers Help Feed the Birds

The RSPB, Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) and SAC Consulting are hoping to team up with farmers to help them improve the condition of their soil, and help increase the local wading bird population

Student Project in Edinburgh Suggests the School Run Raises Pupils Exposure to Air Pollution

Research by an Honours Degree student at SRUC revealed that the levels of traffic pollution around some Edinburgh schools are significantly higher during term time than during the school holidays.

Profiting from Improved Efficiency – Ayrshire Farm Opens its Doors to Ideas

An Ayrshire dairy farm is making its contribution to a Scottish Government funded programme aimed at improving farm efficiency and reducing the industry’s carbon footprint.

Practical Event on Managing Grassland for Horses - Campbeltown

SAC Consulting, in conjunction with the British Horse Society Scotland, is running a workshop on restoring and managing grassland for horses.

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