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News published January 2019

Plastics found in Britain’s marine animals

Plastics found in Britain’s marine animals

Published on Thursday, 31st January 2019

Microplastics have been found in the guts of every marine mammal examined in a new study of animals washed up on Britain’s shores.

Engaging south scotlands schools

Engaging South Scotland’s schools

Published on Wednesday, 30th January 2019

The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) is working on a new project with SRUC to improve access to rural skills and entrepreneurship programmes.

Giant leap for salmon gill health

Giant leap for salmon gill health

Published on Tuesday, 29th January 2019

SRUC researchers have received funding to improve gill health and resilience among farmed Atlantic salmon – one of the industry’s most significant challenges. 

Mince under the microscope

Mince under the microscope

Published on Tuesday, 29th January 2019

An extensive scientific survey among Scottish supermarkets and butchers aims to determine the prevalence of bacteria such as "E. coli" and "Salmonella" in mince.

Rabbit out of the haggis

Rabbit out of the haggis

Published on Friday, 25th January 2019

Sara-Jayne Strachan – a hospitality student at Elmwood – puts the finishing touches to her rabbit haggis bon bons for Burns Night, which took place on 25 January.

Greater focus for farm woodland in tree oscars

Greater focus for farm woodland in "Tree Oscars"

Published on Thursday, 24th January 2019

Two prizes of £1,000 are on offer for the finest farm woodlands in Scotland in the country’s annual ‘Tree Oscars’, with SAC Consulting among the sponsors.

Chance for farmers to make fat profits from thinning

Chance for farmers to make fat profits from thinning

Published on Wednesday, 23rd January 2019

With current high timber prices, now is a good time to thin crops.

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