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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.

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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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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.

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.

Cooking with Grass – Energy Production Message from SRUC Grass-Seed Trade Day

With despite uncertainty over future levels of subsidy for energy production there is still considerable interest in using grass as a feedstock for on-farm anaerobic digestors (AD).

SRUC’s Mizeck Chagunda explains how Scotland is supporting Malawi’s economy through well known magic beans

SRUC’s Mizeck Chagunda, Reader in Diary Science and Vice Chair of the Scotland Malawi Partnership, has high praise for coffee growing in Malawi.

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