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Business Management

Tourism partnership boost for SRUC students

Students studying for a degree in Rural Business Management at SRUC will benefit from a new partnership with a leading tourism body.…

  • SRUC
  • 15/02/2024
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Embracing Industrial Strategy: Pioneering High-Value Manufacturing in Food and Drink

With a UK General Election expected this year, industrial policy – the concept of direct government intervention to boost particular sectors of the economy – is moving into the spotlight.…

  • Wayne Powell
  • 30/01/2024
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Farmers’ input invited on health of Scottish farming

Farmers across the country are being asked to contribute to an annual survey designed to help farmers with their business financial performance, as well as support the Scottish Government’s future agricultural policy decisions.…

  • SRUC
  • 13/12/2023
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New partnership offers carbon literacy accreditation to future-proof agricultural, food and land-based businesses.

A new, innovative partnership is set to deliver opportunities for people operating in the agricultural, food and drink, and land-based sectors to gain a recognised qualification in carbon literacy to future proof their business and support Scotland’s net-zero ambitions.…

  • SRUC
  • 20/11/2023
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Farmers’ handbook highlights volatile farm output prices

Price levels for the main farm outputs have been volatile in the last year according to the latest edition of the Farm Management Handbook. …

  • SRUC
  • 25/10/2023
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Cumbria’s dairy kitchen opens its doors

A bespoke new food and drink facility has been launched at the Appleby Creamery in Cumbria to support new product development and business growth in the dairy sector.…

  • SRUC
  • 03/10/2023
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Business skills competition offers £1k prize

A business skills competition, which encourages young professionals to think about how to manage an agricultural business, is open for applications.…

  • SRUC
  • 12/09/2023
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Innovators wanted to help boost rural economy

Businesses and entrepreneurs are being sought to take up residence in a multi-million pound innovation centre creating new links between science and industry in rural Scotland.…

  • SRUC
  • 19/05/2023
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Spring into action: Taking advantage of key food and drink trends in 2023

In the food and drink sector, consumers are looking for ‘joy in food’ in 2023, so how can you maximise the impact of this trend for your business?  …

  • Ceri Ritchie
  • 02/03/2023
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Agrecalc appoints first CEO

In a major step towards becoming a spin-out company, Agrecalc, the award-winning and market-leading carbon footprint tool developed by SAC Consulting together with SRUC researchers, has appointed its first chief executive.…

  • SRUC
  • 23/01/2023
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Is growing potatoes sustainable and profitable?

Potatoes are an amazingly versatile food and an important part of our culture in Scotland. But is growing potatoes sustainable and profitable?…

  • Dr Phil Burgess
  • 23/01/2023
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Farmers urged to benchmark carbon footprint

SAC Consulting has again been awarded the government contract to conduct a nationwide survey which helps farms to save money while also benchmarking their carbon footprint and nitrate. Farms completing the Scottish Farm Business Survey will be given a full carbon footprint measurement using Agrecalc, SAC Consulting’s award-winning farm carbon calculator.…

  • SRUC
  • 11/01/2023
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