Published: Friday, 17th November 2017 in Alumni and Friends news
Sponsors of this year’s AgriScot Business Skills Award announced that “the future of farming is in good hands” after an SRUC graduate picked up top prize and a cheque for £1000.
Published: Friday, 17th November 2017 in Study at SRUC news
Two golf teams from SRUC’s Elmwood campus are on course to qualify for the chance to compete among the best in Britain.
Published: Thursday, 16th November 2017 in SAC Consulting news
Moredun Research Institute and Scotland’s Rural College have announced a new strategic partnership they describe as ‘game-changing’ in advancing livestock health, welfare production and resilience.
Published: Thursday, 16th November 2017 in Study at SRUC news
State-of-the-art computer software is helping to equip Scottish agriculture students with the skills they need to become the farmers of the future.
Published: Wednesday, 15th November 2017 in Aberdeen Campus news
A group of Aberdeen-based students have proved outstanding in their field after winning the biggest ever SRUC/Mains of Loirston Winter Wheat Challenge.
Published: Monday, 13th November 2017 in Livestock news
An interactive beef demonstration at AgriScot this month is set to highlight the herd management and profitability benefits of regularly weighing cattle.
Published: Monday, 13th November 2017 in Oatridge Campus news
The clock is ticking for people to cast their votes for an innovative community project at Scotland’s Rural College.
Published: Monday, 13th November 2017 in About SRUC news
As television audiences watch competition continue to heat up on The Apprentice, a new campaign has been launched to inspire staff and students at Scotland’s Rural College through entrepreneurship.
Published: Thursday, 9th November 2017 in Hill & Mountain Research Centre news
Davy McCracken, Head of SRUC’s Hill & Mountain Research Centre, recently spoke at a conference in the west of Ireland about the need for innovation in hill farming systems.
Published: Wednesday, 8th November 2017 in About SRUC news
Women have an important role to play in the future of farming but it is ultimately about everyone working together to generate new ideas for the good of the industry.
Published: Wednesday, 8th November 2017 in Governance news
The Executive Leadership Team at SRUC are set to brave the cold during a mass sleep-out in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens to raise money for charity.
Published: Monday, 6th November 2017 in Workplace Health & Safety news
Scotland’s Rural College, and its Students’ Association SRUCSA, are taking the lead when it comes to tackling mental health issues.
Published: Friday, 3rd November 2017 in Livestock news
An Edinburgh-based scientist who – in the words of Bill Gates – has helped turn the city into “a world capital for livestock health and genetics”, has received an honorary fellowship from SRUC.
Published: Friday, 3rd November 2017 in Alumni and Friends news
A commis chef at a Michelin-starred restaurant, a national park ranger at Hadrian’s Wall and a greenkeeper at a Ryder Cup golf course are just some of the exciting roles landed by students from SRUC.
Published: Wednesday, 1st November 2017 in Business & Community news
SRUC has been working with the Farm Safety Foundation to help raise awareness of the risks and hazards farmers face in the workplace on a daily basis.
Published: Wednesday, 1st November 2017 in Food and Drink news
Small and medium sized food and drink businesses in the West can access free support and advice at workshops provided by the Scottish Government’s food and drink advisory service - Connect Local.
Published: Friday, 20th October 2017 in Student news
A student at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has been hailed a “British Farming Hero” for helping to draw attention to the issue of mental wellbeing in agriculture.
Published: Friday, 20th October 2017 in Study at SRUC news
The Oatridge Campus of SRUC has joined forces with New Holland Agriculture to train the land-based engineers of the future.
Published: Friday, 20th October 2017 in Future Farming Systems news
High level delegations from Ghana and China visited SRUC recently to learn about world-leading research into precision farming.
Published: Friday, 20th October 2017 in Hill & Mountain Research Centre news
A wide range of SRUC students have been making good use of the SRUC’s Kirkton & Auchtertyre research farms, near Crianlarich, this autumn.
Published: Friday, 20th October 2017 in International Activities news
A PhD student at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), working in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, is helping Tanzanian farmers find the crème de la crème of dairy cows.
Published: Thursday, 19th October 2017 in International Activities news
While most students spend the summer months on holiday, SRUC Rural Business Management student Will Blair was flying drones in the USA.
Published: Wednesday, 11th October 2017 in Workplace Health & Safety news
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has launched a new three-year healthy learning and wellbeing strategy to support staff and students to improve productivity and learning.
Published: Wednesday, 11th October 2017 in Alumni and Friends news
Former SRUC student James Fairlie has been named Young Farmer of the Year in the prestigious Farmers Weekly annual awards.
Published: Wednesday, 11th October 2017 in SAC Consulting news
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Lacey as the new Head of SAC Consulting Solutions.
Published: Wednesday, 11th October 2017 in Research news
A Scottish study that potentially paves the way for the breeding of low-emission livestock has won an internationally respected research prize.
Published: Wednesday, 11th October 2017 in Livestock news
Lutz Bunger, Emeritus Professor at SRUC, has been awarded the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) prestigious Leroy Award 2017 for his outstanding contribution to livestock science.
Published: Wednesday, 11th October 2017 in Scottish Marine Animal Stranding Scheme news
The Scottish Marine Animal Strandings Scheme (SMASS) recently attended the Northern Bottlenose whale found near Ardentinny in Argyll and Bute.
Published: Wednesday, 11th October 2017 in Veterinary Services news
In the last six months, there has been a series of interesting developments in the EU network on sheep productivity – called SheepNet – in which SRUC is one of seven core partners.
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