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Rural Scotland in Focus 2016

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8 December: After a period of frosts and cold weather, temperatures are now rising again.

Farm Management Handbook 2016/17

Farm Management Handbook 2016-2017

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An essential tool for rural business. Order your copy now online, by phone or email.

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Agronomy 2017 (Scotland) - Cereal Growers Workshop (Inverurie)

Our annual roadshow joint with AHDB will be on 17 January at Thainstone House, Inverurie.

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SRUC Ayr student shortlisted for British Education Awards

A high-flying student from the Ayr Campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has been shortlisted for another national education award – just weeks after being named Agricultural Student of the Year.

Cabinet Secretary Roseanna Cunningham backs Farming for a Better Climate

Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham recently spelled out the cash benefits of farmers cutting their carbon footprints at an event held on a Milnathort Farm in Perthshire.

SRUC in new EU network on sheep productivity

SRUC has become one of seven partners involved in a brand new EU £2m euro network on sheep productivity – called SheepNet.

Principal Wayne Powell raises over £1000 to tackle homelessness in Scotland

Last week SRUC Principal Wayne Powell spent the night sleeping rough to raise money for the charity Social Bite as part of the charity’s CEO Sleep out.

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