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News published July 2018

Rider and horse going over jump

Home Pony raises the bar

Published on Thursday, 19th July 2018

Show jumpers from across the Home Nations will be battling it out at SRUC’s Oatridge campus as the Harbro Scottish Home Pony returns to Scotland’s National Equestrian Centre.

five people in a field of wheat

A ‘Beast’ of a challenge

Published on Thursday, 19th July 2018

This year’s winter wheat competition at Scotland’s Rural College is proving a “Beast” of a challenge for students.

Poppy Frater holding notepad outdoors in field

Keep pastures like new

Published on Wednesday, 18th July 2018

A sheep expert at SAC Consulting, part of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), has been taking livestock farmers through the principles of how to make the most of pasture quality.

herd of cows in a field on sunny day

An opportunity worth milking

Published on Tuesday, 17th July 2018

Scotland’s Rural College is to host a course designed to help dairy entrepreneurs become the cream of the crop.

Portrait photo of Caroline Bysh

Caroline relishing new director role

Published on Monday, 16th July 2018

The newly appointed Director of Marketing, Digital and Communications at Scotland’s Rural College is relishing the challenge of giving SRUC “a distinctive and powerful voice”.

Willow spiling, a technique which sees living willow woven together to form flexible structures on the banks of rivers and streams

Stemming the tide

Published on Monday, 16th July 2018

‘Green engineering’ techniques that help to stabilise river banks and halt the erosion of fields are to be showcased at a free event organised by the Scottish Government’s Farm Advisory Service (FAS).

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