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20 August. As for last year, this seasons harvest is a stop start affair in many areas, with the rain last Friday bringing many field operations to a shuddering stop for a few days.

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Breeding More Profitable Suckler Cows

SRUC are hosting an open day in conjunction with Stabiliser Cattle Company, kindly hosted by David Girvan.

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Managing Dairy Cow Fertility – Ayrshire Farm Invites Farmers to Join Discussions and Hear Expert Advice

Several expert speakers including SRUC’s Senior Dairy Consultant, David Keiley and Harbro’s Ruminant Nutritionist, Matt Palmer will advise on how to maximise dairy cow fertility while managing costs,

Making the Most of Manure: SRUC Experts Say it is Time to Break Old Habits

SRUC experts are advising farmers to make better use of their slurry and manure to increase profitability and reduce their environmental impact.

Edinburgh Attracts Prestigious Conference on Precision Farming

Cutting edge farming technology and research will be showcased in Edinburgh at the 11th European Conference on Precision Agriculture in July 2017.

SRUC Scientists Advise Scottish Farmers to be Vigilant to Protect Winter Oilseed Rape

Scientists from Scotland’s Rural College are advising oilseed rape farmers to keep a close eye on their winter crop this year.

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