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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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Latest news

£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.

Ayr Student Claire AgriScot Business Skills Winner

A Swiss student, living on Mull and studying at SRUC’s Ayr won the 2015 AgriScot's Business Skills competition and collected £1000.

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