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21 April: The sun is out but temperatures are still on the low side so crops are not really taking off with spring growth just yet.

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Grassland: managing soils & weeds; a one-day course for crofters

We will look at practical soil management and sustainable weed control.

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New Principal and Chief Executive for SRUC

The Board of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is pleased to confirm that it is to appoint Professor Wayne Powell as its new Principal and Chief Executive, with effect from 1 July 2016.

SRUC Student Wins Silver at Prestigious Farm Business Competition

Heather Kerr (21) from Maybole in Ayrshire, studying at SRUC's Ayr campus, won a Silver award and a £1,000 cheque for her innovative idea for a green burial site in the Carrick Hills.

SRUC Students’ Association Celebrates National Award

SRUCSA, the Scotland’s Rural College Students’ Association, has won a National Union of Students’ award in recognition of the progress made in the three years since it was formed.

SRUC Garden Design Students Preparing for Gardening Scotland Get a Waggle on

A group of ten Garden Design students at Scotland’s Rural College are getting a waggle on as they prepare their bee inspired “Hive Jive” Show Garden in a bid for gold at Gardening Scotland.

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