We offer land-based courses at all levels. Whatever your area of study or training, we offer flexible and accessible opportunities.
Our strategic and applied research focuses on rural and land-based issues and our environment, benefiting rural economies and communities around the world.
As Scotland’s only land-based HEI, offering skills and courses from access level to PhD, we meet the needs of learners and the industries seeking their skills.
Our consultants, vets and specialists provide a wealth of local knowledge and expertise across the UK on all aspects of rural enterprise.
We help rural communities and industries meet and adapt to the demands of our ever changing world.
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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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.
This one day course run by the IPSS will provide basic skills training in field soil investigation and description.
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.
The excited buzz from school pupils around the West Lothian Schools’ Bee Garden Competition has ended with Dedridge Primary declared the winner.
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.
Dumfries-based David Keiley has been appointed Senior Dairy Specialist with SAC Consulting, part of Scotland’s Rural College.