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News published September 2018

Blood test could aid cattle health and productivity, study suggests

Blood test boost for dairy industry

Published on Tuesday, 18th September 2018

A simple blood test could be used to predict the future health and productivity of dairy cows, research shows.

Planning for the Future

Planning for the Future

Published on Tuesday, 18th September 2018

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

Quality versus quantity

Quality versus quantity

Published on Friday, 14th September 2018

This year’s Scottish silage crops are of high quality, but farmers must calculate stocks and ration to deal with the shortfall.

Future of golf to the fore

Future of golf to the fore

Published on Thursday, 13th September 2018

Scotland’s Rural College is coming to the “Home of Golf” to bring together its expertise in the rural and land-based sector with the latest innovations in golf management.

Research with a global reach

Research with a global reach

Published on Tuesday, 11th September 2018

Researchers recently welcomed academics from one of the world’s poorest countries to SRUC with the aim of helping their university to develop an agronomy degree.

Breaking up soil

Time to check your soil

Published on Monday, 10th September 2018

A comprehensive ‘MOT for the soil’, measuring everything from pH levels to earthworm activity, has been created by Scotland’s Rural College.

John deere sruc student of the year 2018 gregg hood

All good for Hood

Published on Thursday, 6th September 2018

A career change in his 40s has led to trainee greenkeeper Gregg Hood winning SRUC’s Elmwood campus’s annual John Deere HNC Student of the Year Award, also sponsored by Scottish turf dealer Double A.

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