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.

Find a course that suits you

Study at SRUC

We offer land-based courses at all levels. Whatever your area of study or training, we offer flexible and accessible opportunities.

Current PhD Studentships

research - petri dish

Find out about PhD studentships at SRUC and apply online.

Crop Clinic News

Tractor ploughing in field

3 September

Order Your Copy Now

Farm Management Handbook diamonds

The new 2014/15 Farm Management Handbook is now available!
An essential tool for rural business. Order online, by phone or email.

What’s on

What’s up in the Uplands? Delivering Food Ecosystem Services

A two day workshop at SRUC’s Hill and Mountain Research Centre in Crianlarich in early September will consider some of the key issues facing upland farms today.

More events

Latest news

SRUC Experts Warn Farmers of Fungal Disease Risk to Spring Barley

Plant pathologists from Scotland’s Rural College believe that the recent heavy rain could greatly increase the risk of fungal disease in next year’s spring barley.

The Grass is Always Greener after a Good Cuppa Compost Tea

A good cup of tea is said to soothe the soul, and it seems that a special brew can perk up plant life just as easily.

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 Research Reveals Popularity of Home-Grown Energy in Scotland

Statistical research by SRUC shows that Glasgow beats Edinburgh in the home-grown power postcode league, while Inverurie is Scotland’s solar capital.

SRUC news feed | More News