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12 November: We are finally seeing ‘normal’ weather for this time of year, although still pretty warm despite the storms.

Farm Management Handbook 2015/16

Farm Management Handbook

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Banff & Buchan Monitor Farm Legacy Project Meeting

8 years on - returning to the Tophead QMS Monitor Farm.

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Animal Care and Vet Nursing Courses to Transfer from North East Scotland College to Scotland’s Rural College

Courses in Animal Care and Veterinary Nursing, presently offered by North East Scotland College, are to transfer to Scotland’s Rural College.

£10m Award Boosts Bid to Aid Plight of Tropical Farmers

Efforts to tackle challenges faced by livestock farmers in developing countries have been boosted by a £10 million research award.

Top of the Class!

A team of students from the Edinburgh Campus of Scotland’s Rural College triumphed at the latest Mains of Loirston Winter Wheat Challenge.

SRUC’s Modern Apprentice Runner-Up In National Awards

Steen Durno, 19, from Buckie, who completed his apprenticeship through SRUC Oatridge and his Elgin-based employer, was announced as runner-up in Scotland’s Modern Apprenticeship Awards this month.

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