Published: Wednesday, 17th January 2018 in About SRUC news
A graduation ceremony with a difference has been held at Oatridge campus, where a dozen members of SRUC staff recently completed their training to become fully-fledged entrepreneurial ‘Catalysts’.
Published: Tuesday, 16th January 2018 in Research news
Exotic pine tree species planted next to native Scots pine forests should be removed to limit the risk of disease to native trees, new research suggests.
Published: Monday, 15th January 2018 in SAC Consulting news
Scottish farmers are being reminded that free laboratory testing for sheep scab is available from SAC Consulting Veterinary Services.
Published: Tuesday, 9th January 2018 in SAC Consulting news
The Secretary of State for Scotland and the President of NFU Scotland are set to take part in a special ‘Question Time’-style Brexit event in Dumfries.
Published: Friday, 5th January 2018 in SAC Consulting news
The continuing uncertainty over Brexit and the challenges facing conventional pesticides will be among the important topics on the agenda at this year’s potato industry conference.
Published: Wednesday, 3rd January 2018 in Veterinary Services news
Vets have found signs that the midge-borne Schmallenberg Virus (SBV), which is capable of causing deformities in calves and lambs, had been circulating in Dumfries and Galloway in the autumn of 2017.
Published: Tuesday, 19th December 2017 in About SRUC news
Scotland’s Rural College is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Director of Finance.
Published: Monday, 18th December 2017 in Crop & Soils Systems news
A major renovation of SRUC’s glasshouse has provided scientists with a state-of-the-art facility in which to continue their world-leading research.
Published: Monday, 18th December 2017 in Events news
After a particularly wet and challenging harvest for many farmers, soil health, crop varieties and diseases will be among the topics discussed at next month’s Agronomy workshops.
Published: Monday, 18th December 2017 in Research news
The Prince’s Countryside Fund has appointed Professor Sarah Skerratt of SRUC to conduct research into the sustainability of rural communities across the UK, entitled Recharging Rural.
Published: Monday, 18th December 2017 in Strathfillan Wigwams news
A long-serving member of staff at Scotland’s Rural College is a very happy camper after picking up a national award.
Published: Monday, 18th December 2017 in Scottish Marine Animal Stranding Scheme news
An inaugural marine mammal forum in the Highlands will give members of the public the chance to learn about some of the fascinating wildlife encountered around Scotland’s coasts.
Published: Monday, 11th December 2017 in About SRUC news
SRUC today confirmed plans for a £2 million investment at Inverness Campus, expanding its existing research and commercial operations.
Published: Tuesday, 5th December 2017 in Beef & Sheep Research Centre news
Scotland’s Rural College is making headlines around the world following a visit by Reuters to SRUC’s GreenCow facility at Easter Howgate.
Published: Tuesday, 5th December 2017 in Governance news
The Executive Leadership Team at SRUC is gearing up to join a mass charity sleep-out in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens this weekend.
Published: Tuesday, 5th December 2017 in Elmwood Campus news
A student chef at SRUC’s Elmwood campus in Fife has been awarded a bursary to help further develop her culinary skills.
Published: Tuesday, 5th December 2017 in SAC Consulting news
Pupils from Reston Primary School recently joined other members of the Reston and Auchencrow communities to help plant around 200 trees in a scheme facilitated by SAC Consulting, part of SRUC.
Published: Tuesday, 5th December 2017 in Alumni and Friends news
A farm worker who has spent more than 30 years at Crichton Royal Dairy has been hailed as “exemplifying the commitment of SRUC staff”.
Published: Thursday, 30th November 2017 in Research news
World-leading research recognised with Queen’s Anniversary Prize.
Published: Thursday, 30th November 2017 in Elmwood Campus news
Pheasant on the menu during national celebration.
Published: Monday, 27th November 2017 in Research news
Sheep are able to distinguish each other’s facial expressions, a new study has revealed.
Published: Wednesday, 22nd November 2017 in Barony Campus news
Professor Wayne Powell, Principal and Chief Executive of SRUC, welcomed Rural Affairs Secretary Fergus Ewing to the Barony campus recently to announce a new forestry apprenticeship scheme.
Published: Wednesday, 22nd November 2017 in Scottish Marine Animal Stranding Scheme news
The team at the Scottish Marine Animal Stranding Scheme (SMASS) will tomorrow learn whether their ‘Whale Detectives’ initiative is among the winners at this year’s Nature of Scotland awards.
Published: Tuesday, 21st November 2017 in Hill & Mountain Research Centre news
An urgent call for volunteers has been issued to help tackle the mass decline of wading birds in Scotland.
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 first 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.
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