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Richard Dewhurst

GreenCow seen and herd around the world

Published: Tuesday, 5th December 2017

Scotland’s Rural College is making headlines around the world following a visit by Reuters to SRUC’s GreenCow facility at Easter Howgate.

View of a beef cow through a thermal imaging camera.

Discover healthy soils and thermal imaging with SRUC at Edinburgh International Science Festival

Published: Tuesday, 28th February 2017

SRUC staff will be running interactive family activities based around thermal imaging of animals and healthy soils at this year’s Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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Busy Day at Beef Efficiency Event

Published: Wednesday, 17th December 2014

Experts from Scotland’s Rural College were recently joined by partners in showcasing progress of research, much of it Scottish Government funded, in efficient beef production.

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SRUC Edinburgh Beef Event Showcases Latest Research into Beef Efficiency and Production Performance

Published: Tuesday, 11th November 2014

The potential impact on beef cattle breeding of new research into the effect populations of rumen microbes have on feed efficiency and methane emissions will be presented at an upcoming SRUC event.

SMART Farming – Free SRUC Event Outside Edinburgh Reviews Latest Technology to Help Farmers Stay Ahead

Published: Monday, 10th November 2014

A free event organised by Scotland’s Rural College on Thursday 27 November at Woodhouselee farm on the A703 south of Edinburgh, will review some of the latest SMART Farming research and technology.

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MSPs visit SRUC’s GreenCow

Published: Wednesday, 26th February 2014

Members of the Scottish Parliament have paid a visit to the SRUC’s Green Cow project at the Beef & Sheep Research Centre near Edinburgh.

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Open Day at SRUC Crianlarich Hill Farm

Published: Wednesday, 8th May 2013

With a new suckler herd, grassland improvement and progress with the sheep flocks, there will be much to see at Scotland’s Rural College’s hill farm open day near Crianlarich on Friday May 24th.

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