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NVZ Boundary Changes in Aberdeenshire - Thainstone

Still in an NVZ? Not sure? Come to the SAC Thainstone office to find out. See the new NVZ boundary in Aberdeenshire at a drop-in session. Drop in anytime between 09:00-17:00.

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SRUC Oatridge Stables’ Gains PASS Accreditation in UK Horse Disease Health Scheme

The stable yard on the Oatridge campus of Scotland’s Rural College is the latest accredited to a UK wide scheme protecting horses from Strangles.

Food and Drink Team do the Honours at Food Forum Awards

The Food and Drink Team from SRUC played their usual active role in the recent Grampian Food Forum Awards, this time judging a category and congratulating the winner at the ceremony.

Students of all Ages Learn from the Early Lambing at SRUC Aberdeen Campus

An early lambing trial at Scotland’s Rural College’s Craibstone campus in Aberdeen has been teaching more than one group of students about farming methods.

SRUC Postgraduate Research Continues to Break New Ground

Scotland’s Rural College’s annual postgraduate conference saw final year researcher Sarah Ison win the top prize and she will go on to represent SRUC at an inter research institute competition.

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