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Gender pay gap decreases in rural areas

Gender pay gap decreases in rural areas

Published: Thursday, 15th November 2018 in Research news

The gender pay gap in rural, island and remote areas has decreased over the last decade.

The new intake of CLAAS apprentices at Barony

Top of the CLAAS

Published: Wednesday, 14th November 2018 in Study at SRUC news

The Barony campus has been marking the tenth anniversary of a highly successful training partnership with one of the world’s leading farm machinery manufacturers.

Muck spreader

Chance not to waste

Published: Wednesday, 14th November 2018 in SAC Consulting news

A comprehensive new assurance scheme aims to reduce the pollution caused by spreading organic materials on UK farms.

Interactive demo on beef value

Interactive demo on beef value

Published: Wednesday, 14th November 2018 in SAC Consulting news

Oatridge students will help SAC Consulting’s Senior Beef Specialist to deliver an interactive demonstration at AgriScot.

Professor Andrew Barnes and Dr Henry Creissen (centre) join staff and students from the University Jean Piaget Bissau and the University of Lisbon to discuss a new Agronomy course

Researchers return to Guinea-Bissau

Published: Monday, 12th November 2018 in Research news

Researchers from SRUC recently visited Guinea-Bissau as part of their Academy of Medical Sciences/Global Challenges Research Fund project on diversification within cashew production.

Alasdair Allan, left, and Craig Stout are among the SRUC students vying for this year’s AgriScot Business Skills award

A grand opportunity

Published: Monday, 12th November 2018 in Study at SRUC news

A £1000 cash prize, plus a sponsored trip to the Nuffield Farming Conference, will be awarded to the winner of this year’s AgriScot Business Skills competition.

Some of the 22 graduates who achieved their HND in Veterinary Nursing pictured with Niall Connell, Junior Vice-President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Words of Kung-Fu Panda inspire students

Published: Monday, 12th November 2018 in Study at SRUC news

Students at SRUC’s recent winter graduation ceremony were asked to take inspiration from the wise words of a noted philosopher – not Karl Marx or Confucius, but Kung Fu Panda.

The Isle of Skye is a hugely popular tourism destination

Will mutton make the cut on Skye?

Published: Friday, 9th November 2018 in SAC Consulting news

With its stunning scenery and the ethereal majesty of the Cuillin, the Isle of Skye is one of Scotland’s most popular and iconic tourist destinations.

Prize-winners and members of the society stand in line in fancy clothes

Martha in distinguished Company

Published: Thursday, 1st November 2018 in Student news

A PhD student at SRUC has been awarded a scholarship from the Worshipful Company of Woolmen.

Students and MSP Mairi Gougeon at Barony college

The future of forestry

Published: Monday, 29th October 2018 in Forestry & Arboriculture news

Young people aiming to be part of the future workforce of Scotland’s £1 billion forestry industry have been having their say on long-term plans for the sector.

Bill Dingwall as young man next to photo of Bill in present day.

Star students say goodbye to a popular Bill

Published: Monday, 29th October 2018 in News news

A large group of distinguished graduates – including world champions, Olympians and company directors – have paid tribute to a popular lecturer who has retired after 36 years at SRUC.

Joyce Campbell with two dogs  outdoors.

Women in agriculture make their voices heard

Published: Tuesday, 23rd October 2018 in About SRUC news

Women working in Scottish agriculture will be “making their voices heard” at this year’s autumn conference.

Aimee (centre) with her award at the British Farming Awards Ceremony

Amazing Aimee named top British student

Published: Friday, 19th October 2018 in Alumni and Friends news

An SRUC graduate has described the “amazing feeling” of being named Agricultural Student of the Year at the 2018 British Farming Awards.

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Plan now for the unexpected

Published: Friday, 19th October 2018 in SAC Consulting news

With a “no deal” Brexit looking more likely than ever, farmers are being urged to ‘plan for the unexpected’ with the new edition of The Farm Management Handbook.

Vetnomics news

‘Crash course’ in animal breeding

Published: Wednesday, 17th October 2018 in Veterinary Services news

World-leading livestock scientists will next month deliver a ‘crash course’ in animal breeding.

Planning for the Future

Planning for the Future

Published: Tuesday, 16th October 2018 in SAC Consulting news

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

Apprenticeship scheme

Cutting-edge apprenticeship scheme

Published: Tuesday, 16th October 2018 in Study at SRUC news

Young people looking to pursue an exciting and challenging career in forestry are being invited to apply for a new apprenticeship scheme delivered through SRUC’s Barony campus in Dumfries.

Darnlaw Farm in Ayrshire will host the lameness event

Reducing lameness in dairy cows

Published: Tuesday, 16th October 2018 in Research news

Scottish dairy farmers are being offered the chance to learn how scientific research can be practically applied to reduce lameness in dairy cows.

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