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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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DairyCo/EBLEX Grassland Soil Assessment Tool and a Soil Biology Guide for Farmers and Industry - Coventry

We would like to invite you to join us in helping in the development of a DairyCo/EBLEX Grassland Soil Assessment Tool and a Soil Biology Guide for farmers and industry.

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SRUC and the University of Edinburgh Demonstrate Promising Livestock Genetics

SRUC and the University of Edinburgh showcased their research and development work on livestock breeding and genetics during a learning visit from Bill Gates, of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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.

Tropical Farmers’ Plight is Focus of Animal Research Initiative

Challenges faced by livestock farmers in tropical developing countries are the focus of a new alliance involving researchers from Scotland and Africa.

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.

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