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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Oatridge Open Day - Lecturer and Prospective Student

Visit SRUC during one of our open days to find out more about the courses we deliver. Family members or supporters welcome.

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Crop Clinic News


25 Sept. Barley yields good, wheat not so due to Septoria. Crops in ground emerging well. Crops under threat from slugs, wheat bulb fly and flea beetles.

New Focus Farms

Climate Change Focus Farms

Find out about five Climate Change Focus Farms who have volunteered to investigate on-farm business benefits by taking a low carbon approach.

What’s on

Foundation Skills in Field Soil Investigation, Description and Interpretation

This one day course run by the IPSS will provide basic skills training in field soil investigation and description.

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Latest news

SRUC Veterinary Services Launches New Test to Help Prevent Long Bone Deformity of Calves

SRUC’s Veterinary Services has launched a new test for measuring levels of the essential trace element manganese in cows to help reduce long bone deformity of their suckled calves.

Primary Schools Buzzing with Excitement about Bee Competition

The excited buzz from school pupils around the West Lothian Schools’ Bee Garden Competition has ended with Dedridge Primary declared the winner.

Get Your Rams Ready

SAC Consulting, a division of Scotland’s Rural College, is holding a free open day focused on advising farmers on the health and fitness of their rams to ensure a successful tupping.

Consultant David Keiley Heads the Dairy Team at Scotland’s Rural College

Dumfries-based David Keiley has been appointed Senior Dairy Specialist with SAC Consulting, part of Scotland’s Rural College.

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