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Efficiencies in Livestock Farming - Huntly

Huntly beef producer Gary Christie will talk about his own approach to efficient calf production when he welcomes visitors to the Midtown of Glass herd.

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Sweet Success for Scotland’s Rural College in Cuba

After four years work in Cuba a group including specialists from SRUC has finally achieved their goal, producing renewable energy while returning abandoned sugar cane land to food production.

Cabinet Secretary Visits Dumfries Farm to Meet Young Dairy Skills Initiative Trainees

SRUC staff were among those welcoming todays visit by Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary for Fair Work, Skills and Training, to a Dumfries farm where she learned about the Dairy Skills Initiative.

SRUC Expert Stresses Attention to Every Detail as Recommended Cereal List Introduced

Introducing SRUC’s latest list of recommended cereal varieties Dr Steve Hoad of SRUC’s Crop and Soil Systems group stressed the need for growers to make decisions based on good intelligence.

SRUC Vets Concerned at Rise in Incurable Viral Disease in Sheep

Vets from Scotland’s Rural College believe many commercial sheep flocks could be threatened by a rise in the incurable viral disease Maedi Visna (MV).

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