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10 November: With frosts and the odd smattering of snow now upon us, crop growth will start to slow down.

Farm Management Handbook 2016/17

Farm Management Handbook 2016-2017

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Brexit fears may lead to farmers’ early retirement says new SRUC report

One in five Scottish farmers and crofters may retire early due to fears over Brexit, according to a Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) survey.

Patrick Machray OBE announces plan to step down as SRUC Chairman

Patrick Machray OBE has announced his decision to step down from his role as Chairman of SRUC in October 2017.

Crichton Royal stars in TV coverage of RHET food and farming schools event

Crichton Royal Farm recently hosted a food and farming event on behalf of the Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) – and had a starring role on television as a result.

SRUC Ayr campus student wins national 2016 AgriScot Business Skills Award

A student at the Ayr campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has been named as the winner of the prestigious national 2016 AgriScot Business Skills Award.

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