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.

Crop Clinic News

Morham Mains Farm Haddington

Apr 14. Pesticide losses. Fungicide and insecticide resistance concerns - net blotch common. Revised thresholds and guidelines for pollen beetles.

August Places Available

Young farmers

Take a look at our wide range of college courses from Access level up to National Certificate, apply online, and start this August!

Teenagers and Animals

Student with Clydesdale horse

Calling all teenagers! We need to understand more on your views about animals. Help our research by taking part in our online survey, thanks!

Training Courses


We have a wide range of training and development courses - from Agriculture to Fisheries, Ground Care to Workshop Skills and everything in between.

What’s on

Oatridge Farm Open Day - West Lothian

Come along on 4 May and experience a real working farm! We had 1500 visitors in 2013 and we are looking forward to seeing both return visitors and new faces!

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Latest news

Housing Dairy Cattle can Reduce their Greenhouse Gas Emissions by a Quarter

Research from SRUC has found that greenhouse gas emissions from dairy cattle can be significantly reduced through housing dairy cows all year round and breeding them for increased productivity.

More Joint Working Needed to Raise South of Scotland’s Profile

Increased collaboration between local authorities, academics, third and private sectors would raise Southern Scotland's profile nationally and beyond, says a new briefing by the Crichton Institute.

Fiona off to NZ After Farmers Club Awards

Fiona Bannerman, a Veterinary Investigation Officer working at SRUC’s Inverness Disease Surveillance Centre, is to study health issues linked to Kiwi Deer Farming.

Bigger, Better, Beefier Farm Open Day - SRUC Oatridge Campus Welcomes Visitors

The Oatridge Campus of Scotland’s Rural College, in collaboration with Rural Connect are throwing open the gates again for the 2014 Farm Open Day!

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