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19 May: The spell of warm weather has given crops a bit of a boost and a bit of colour, which also means that pests, weeds and diseases have also had a chance to make an appearance.

Farm Management Handbook 2015/16

Farm Management Handbook

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Biomass Energy Opportunities with Reducing Incentive Payments

Can biomass installation be viable to your business? Come and see the opportunities that are still available

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Barony Dazzles as Open Day is a Sunny Success

Bright sunshine brought out more than 3,000 visitors to Sunday’s Open Day at the Barony Campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).

Inspiring words and Inspiring Students at SRUC Elmwood Awards Ceremony

Students attending the annual prize giving at the Elmwood campus of SRUC were reminded that a commitment to lifelong learning ensured they always had the right skills at the right time.

SRUC Ayr Activity Tourism Student Reaches Finals of Prestigious National Business Competition

A Czech student studying Activity Tourism Management at the Ayr campus of Scotland’s Rural College reached the finals of a prestigious national business competition for budding product inventors.

SRUC Elmwood Campus students repair footpath at wilderness site

Countryside Management students at SRUC Elmwood Campus have been learning “on the job” during a recent work week where they repaired a stretch of footpath at a remote wilderness site in Sutherland.

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