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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.

Deep impact

Scotland’s Rural College has been recognised for the global impact of its dairy research by a leading scientific journal.

Crichton Royal stars in TV coverage of RHET food and farming schools event

Crichton Royal Farm recently hosted a food and farming event on behalf of the Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) – and had a starring role on television as a result.

Audio: Animal scientists help win top veterinary award

The contribution of three of SRUC’s animal scientists in producing an industry-leading research paper has been recognised with a top veterinary award.

SRUC Alerts Firefighters to On-Farm Risks

Members of Green Watch from Dumfries Fire Station recently visited SRUC’s Crichton Royal Dairy Research Farm outside the town to increase their awareness of fire hazards on a modern dairy farm.

Jim’s Long Service Recognised

SRUC’s Crichton Royal Farm Tractor Driver Jim Gordon’s 30 years of service to agriculture was recognised recently when he received a certificate awarded by the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society.

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