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Environmental and productivity ‘win-wins’ on Scottish livestock farms

Sheep and beef specialists from SAC Consulting will showcase examples of environment and productivity synergies with farmers across Scotland this year at four Graze Up debate events.…

  • SRUC
  • 04/08/2022
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Partnership working key for dairy-beef supply chain

The supply of dairy-bred calves has come under the spotlight as part of a project led by SRUC.…

  • SRUC
  • 17/06/2022
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Survey seeks farmers’ views on GHG emission reduction

Beef and dairy farmers are being asked for their views on the role of precision livestock farming technologies in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.…

  • SRUC
  • 16/05/2022
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SRUC and Waitrose win top category at BBC Food & Farming Awards

SRUC and Waitrose have taken home one of the top prizes at the BBC’s Food & Farming Awards, which was held last night (24 November).…

  • SRUC
  • 25/11/2021
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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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Agri-tech project highlights benefits to dairy-beef sector

A project which uses cutting-edge precision technology to tackle calf pneumonia and scours in the dairy-beef sector will highlight its work at a webinar later this month.…

  • SRUC
  • 13/10/2021
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Importance of body condition scoring in suckler cows

Calf viability and growth are improved by a moderate condition score in pregnant suckler cows.   Avoiding obesity, excessive leanness or large changes in condition in pregnant suckler cows could avoid…

  • SRUC
  • 20/08/2021
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SRUC signs Argentina agreement

Scottish scientists are set to work with South American farmers to help reduce the carbon footprint of a country with one of the highest levels of beef consumption in the world.…

  • SRUC
  • 12/07/2021
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Report addresses knowledge gaps in microbial quality of beef mince

SRUC has worked with Food Standards Scotland (FSS) to produce a new report designed to address knowledge gaps around the microbial quality of beef mince sold in Scotland.…

  • SRUC
  • 15/06/2021
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It’s showtime

SRUC will be promoted before a global online audience when people tune in to next week’s Royal Highland Showcase.…

  • SRUC
  • 11/06/2021
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Beefing up the value of calves

The increased use of both sexed and beef semen in dairy herds has led to an opportunity for farmers to collaborate with beef finishers to create a new market.…

  • SRUC
  • 29/03/2021
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