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Our strategic and applied research focuses on rural and land-based issues and our environment, benefiting rural economies and communities around the world.
As Scotland’s only land-based HEI, offering skills and courses from access level to PhD, we meet the needs of learners and the industries seeking their skills.
Our consultants, vets and specialists provide a wealth of local knowledge and expertise across the UK on all aspects of rural enterprise.
We help rural communities and industries meet and adapt to the demands of our ever changing world.
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.
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We offer land-based courses at all levels. Whatever your area of study or training, we offer flexible and accessible opportunities.
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.
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.
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.
Cutting edge farming technology and research will be showcased in Edinburgh at the 11th European Conference on Precision Agriculture in July 2017.
Statistical research by SRUC shows that Glasgow beats Edinburgh in the home-grown power postcode league, while Inverurie is Scotland’s solar capital.