Media Centre

Welcome to the SRUC Media Centre

Here you will find details of the latest SRUC news and events along with video and podcasts about SRUC activities.

SRUC’s press office offers a speedy response to requests from the media.

Find out more about how we can help in the Media Services section.


Press Office Contacts

For help with a story or to find an expert contact:

  • Tom Maxwell, Senior Communications Officer
    Tel: 0131 535 4196
    ​​​​​​​Email: tom.maxwell@sruc.ac.uk

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Latest News

Blood test boost for dairy industry

A simple blood test could be used to predict the future health and productivity of dairy cows, research shows.

Planning for the Future

A series of ‘Planning for the Future’ roadshows, which will offer Scottish farmers advice on everything from accounting to writing a will, are to be held around the country.

Quality versus quantity

This year’s Scottish silage crops are of high quality, but farmers must calculate stocks and ration to deal with the shortfall.

Future of golf to the fore

Scotland’s Rural College is coming to the “Home of Golf” to bring together its expertise in the rural and land-based sector with the latest innovations in golf management.

Research with a global reach

Researchers recently welcomed academics from one of the world’s poorest countries to SRUC with the aim of helping their university to develop an agronomy degree.

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Tom Maxwell

Senior Communications Officer

Address: Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), Peter Wilson Building, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG.

Telephone: 0131 535 4196

E-mail: tom.maxwell@sruc.ac.uk