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Ben set to battle it out for business title

An SRUC student has reached the final of the AgriScot Business Skills competition.…

  • SRUC
  • 01/12/2021
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Farmers need support to change the way they farm

In this opinion piece Bethan Thompson talks about an EU project which aims to understand the factors which influence the uptake of agroecological farming practices.…

  • SRUC
  • 30/11/2021
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Transatlantic graduates tackle Scotland’s net zero goals

Brady, Alexa and Kaia have gone from studying at SRUC to working in the organisation.   Three American graduates have collectively put more than 10,000 miles between themselves and their hometowns to…

  • SRUC
  • 26/11/2021
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Going against the grain

A farm which lets visitors take alpacas for a walk and another which uses a converted grain silo as part of a stunning wedding venue are among the finalists in a new diversification award.…

  • SRUC
  • 22/11/2021
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Scan-do attitude

Sheep CT scans could be analysed at lightning speed using machine learning, according to a new study.…

  • SRUC
  • 16/11/2021
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Once bitten, twice shy

The outcome of a contest between two unfamiliar pigs can have an impact on their attitude towards subsequent aggressive encounters, according to new research.…

  • SRUC
  • 12/11/2021
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Food and farming experts assemble to discuss climate change

Food, biodiversity and farming experts from SRUC are to give their views on how the country can tackle climate change.…

  • SRUC
  • 09/11/2021
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£1 million for Aberdeen Agricultural Education

New facilities at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) Craibstone Campus will help promote skills and knowledge to support the agricultural industry across the region.…

  • SRUC
  • 05/11/2021
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Eating without heating the world

An interactive event about the science of food, farming and climate change will cover everything from managing marine environments under climate change to breeding cattle and using daffodils to reduce global warming.…

  • SRUC
  • 02/11/2021
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Top tips for beef finishing

Beef farmers facing rising feed prices this winter will get help in maximising margins at an event organised by SRUC this month.…

  • SRUC
  • 28/10/2021
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Climate solutions from peatlands to parasites

As world leaders arrive in Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), scientific experts have created a virtual tour showcasing research to tackle Scotland’s climate crisis.…

  • SRUC
  • 21/10/2021
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Farmers’ handbook highlights need to address climate change

With COP26 starting in Glasgow this month, reducing greenhouse gas emissions should be a top priority for all businesses – including farms.…

  • SRUC
  • 18/10/2021
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