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Crop Clinic News
30 June: Our crop yield potentials in Scotland remain amongst the highest in the world driven by our plentiful rain and long summer day lengths.
Students gathered for the annual awards ceremony at the Barony Campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) were told to “be bold and take risks” in their chosen career paths.
Professor Geoff Simm leaves SRUC to take up a new role as Head of the University of Edinburgh’s Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security with thanks and very best wishes for the future.
It is clear that we may have to wait to know when negotiations on UK’s exit from the EU will begin. SRUC will monitor the situation closely and liaise with our partners over any developments.
The farming sector needs to encourage more female participation in the industry and promote the significant role of women already working in agriculture.