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Natural Economy

Thriving Natural Capital Podcast

Dr Hannah Rudman talks about SRUC’s Thriving Natural Capital Challenge Centre and a new podcast that looks at three exciting projects in Scotland that are securing investment for nature-based solutions.…

  • Hannah Rudman
  • 15/10/2021
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Scientists focus on green rural recovery

Leading scientists from Scotland and Canada are set to meet virtually to discuss solutions around greener agricultural systems.…

  • SRUC
  • 22/09/2021
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What does new Government programme mean for rural Scotland?

The Scottish Government Programme for 2021-22 contains a great deal that is relevant to rural and island communities.…

  • SRUC
  • 14/09/2021
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Take a walk on the wild side

From riverside walks to wild food workshops, Scotland’s festival of foraging is returning with a programme of online and in-person events for participants of all ages. …

  • SRUC
  • 23/08/2021
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SRUC policy experts help map out farmer-led delivery model

SRUC has contributed to an NFU Scotland roadmap on how Scottish agricultural policy will meet the challenges of climate change and biodiversity loss while contributing to Scotland’s ambitious food and drink sector targets.…

  • SRUC
  • 22/07/2021
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£21m to make dairy industry cream of the crop

A digital dairy project aiming to create 600 new jobs in South-West Scotland and Cumbria has been awarded more than £21 million of funding.…

  • SRUC
  • 22/07/2021
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New projects to develop ecosystem markets

Researchers at SRUC have won a share of £300k in funding for three projects to develop new carbon markets for regenerative agriculture, saltmarsh restoration and lowland peatlands.…

  • SRUC
  • 14/07/2021
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SRUC Principal a natural choice for NatureScot board

The Principal of SRUC has been appointed to the board of NatureScot.…

  • SRUC
  • 19/05/2021
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Healthy business opportunity for farms

Health and wellness tourism in the outdoors is on the rise, and Scotland’s land-based businesses are ideally placed to capitalise on it.…

  • SRUC
  • 23/03/2021
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Dairy Nexus moves one step closer

A flagship facility which aims to decarbonise the dairy industry has moved a step closer to reality.…

  • SRUC
  • 18/03/2021
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Study highlights feeding for fertility

Metabolic profile testing could help inform farmers’ decisions on beef cattle nutrition and improve calving performance.…

  • SRUC
  • 25/02/2021
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Digital potential of a sustainable natural economy

The role of digital in securing a green rural economy is the focus of a joint virtual conference being held by SRUC and Teagasc. The potential of digitalisation to achieve a sustainable natural…

  • SRUC
  • 26/01/2021
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