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News published March 2020

Dr Lorna Cole’s daughter Alice demonstrates the Apple Tipping experiment

Sowing the seeds for research project

Published on Tuesday, 31st March 2020

Researchers at Scotland’s Rural College have created an apple pollination experiment to help parents who are home schooling their children.

Professor Malcolm Mitchell retires after improving welfare of millions of animals

Livestock transport expert calls it a day

Published on Monday, 30th March 2020

One of the world’s leading experts in livestock transportation is this week retiring after 15 years at Scotland’s Rural College.

Supermarket shelves have been left empty after panic buying by customers

How has Covid-19 impacted our food chain?

Published on Friday, 27th March 2020

The Covid-19 outbreak has brought health risks and difficulties to our food chains.

Supermarket shelves have been left empty after panic buying by customers

More forceful action needed to stop stockpiling

Published on Friday, 27th March 2020

More forceful warnings around the social consequences of stockpiling during the coronavirus outbreak could ease the pressure on UK supermarkets.

Cath Seeds has been recording virtual field trips for her students

SRUC community swings into action over coronavirus

Published on Thursday, 26th March 2020

Former students from Scotland’s Rural College have been joining staff to take action against the impact of coronavirus.

SRUC is introducing changes to the way teaching is delivered in the light of the coronavirus

SRUC to suspend face-to-face group teaching

Published on Wednesday, 18th March 2020

Scotland’s Rural College is suspending face-to-face group teaching from 6pm on Friday 20 March.

Moorlands form a large and important resource for upland enterprises

Moor value

Published on Thursday, 12th March 2020

Researchers from SRUC have contributed to a new publication looking at the future of Scotland’s moorlands.

There is scope to drive some performance efficiency in the beef sector in Scotland

Beefing up efficiency

Published on Wednesday, 11th March 2020

There is ‘considerable opportunity’ to improve the efficiency of the beef sector in Scotland, according to new research published by Scotland’s Rural College.

Oatridge Students are training to become qualified badger surveyors

Badger sett and match

Published on Monday, 9th March 2020

Countryside Management students at Scotland’s Rural College are learning how to survey badgers as part of a new course being delivered at its West Lothian campus.

Winners from SRUC celebrate their achievements at the ALBAS

Cream of the crop

Published on Friday, 6th March 2020

Ten students and trainees representing SRUC were celebrating last night after picking up a selection of awards at Lantra Scotland’s ALBAS event.

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