As concerns over pesticides such as neonicotinoids grow, SRUC is to work with the James Hutton Institute on a new research programme looking into ways of activating a plant’s natural defences instead.
Issues linked to intensive farming were examined during special public lectures by two recently appointed SRUC Professors.
Vets from Scotland’s Rural College fear young lambs are at risk from a mass hatch of Nematodirus battus worms they expect in the next few weeks.
Entries to Gardening Scotland from the Ayr, Cupar, Broxburn and Edinburgh Campuses of Scotland’s Rural College
With gardeners from fifteen months to fifty-plus contributing to its entries at Edinburgh’s annual “Gardening Scotland” show, SRUC emphasises the role horticulture can play for all generations.
This Open Day is an opportunity for farming community and any other interested parties to find out about the latest updates in hill farming practices and research at SRUC Kirkton and Auchtertyre.
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Environmental Mastitis: SAC Consulting Vet Catriona Ritchie discusses the environmental factors behind mastitis in dairy cattle.
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13 May. Field work progressing. Use of Neonicotinoids resolution. SRUC leatherjacket survey - bad news, counts 4th highest in 38 years.
Take a look at our range of Environment and Countryside courses with flexible ways to study, info on open days, field trips, student experience and careers.
Take a look at our CT Scanning Service homepage. 2013 scanning dates and information available to read and download.
25-27 Sept 2013. To debate key issues surrounding sustainable intensification. Registration now OPEN, submit a paper, become a sponsor.