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News published January 2014

Cow and calf

SRUC Experts Predict an Increase in Calving Difficulties This Spring - Farmers Should Act Now

Published on Wednesday, 22nd January 2014

Experts from Scotland’s Rural College are warning livestock farmers that one downside of last year’s excellent summer is the risk their cows are overfat as they approach calving time.

Slurry application

SRUC Contribution to International Research on Value of Soil Microbes

Published on Wednesday, 22nd January 2014

Two Environment and Design Consultants from SRUC, Dr’s Bill Crooks and Alex Sinclair, are among an international group of scientists contributing to new research on the importance soil microbes.

Cows at Dumfries

How Science in Farming is Feeding the World: Public Lectures in Edinburgh

Published on Wednesday, 22nd January 2014

Two experts from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) are to deliver public lectures in Edinburgh on the crucial science of breeding healthy and productive livestock.

Growing Global Food Citizens course

Soils - Food for Thought

Published on Wednesday, 22nd January 2014

A meeting with Professor Christine Watson, Leader of SRUC’s Soil and Systems team, sent a group of Edinburgh Primary teachers home enthused about what their pupils can learn through soil.

SRUC Crop trials

SRUC Announces Latest List of Recommended Cereal Varieties

Published on Wednesday, 22nd January 2014

The latest recommendations on cereal varieties are now available to growers on the Scotland’s Rural College website.

Kirkton flock

Weather Records at Kirkton & Auchtertyre Tell the Story of 2013

Published on Wednesday, 22nd January 2014

Sited at 500m above sea level the Met Office weather station at SRUC’s Hill & Mountain Research Centre near Crianlarich offers statistics and an insight into the past season.

Organic farm walk

Organic Farmers in Positive Mood as they Meet in the Borders for Annual Conference

Published on Wednesday, 22nd January 2014

Scotland’s organic farmers gather in the Borders on Thursday 6 February for their annual conference in a positive frame of mind.

Researchers Strive to Make the Diet of Broiler Breeder Chickens More Filling

Published on Tuesday, 21st January 2014

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) has awarded £400,000 to researchers who will investigate how to improve the diets of broiler breeder chickens.

Get out of Town for a Family Fun Day!

Published on Tuesday, 21st January 2014

SRUC’s Oatridge Campus is hosting a family fun day, run by our very own HNC Countryside Management Students.

Woodchip boiler

Stirling Event Looks at Lower Energy Bills, Quality Timber and Smaller Carbon Footprint

Published on Tuesday, 21st January 2014

The contribution wood fuel and biomass have made to a Stirling arable farm with a diversified horse livery business will be the focus of a meeting planned for Tuesday 11 February.

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