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Scotland Office Minister visits Barony

Scotland Office Minister John Lamont visited SRUC to see how digital innovation funded by more than £21 million of UK Government investment is helping to grow the rural economy.…

  • SRUC
  • 15/02/2024
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Project awarded £700k for early disease detection in cattle

An innovative project to develop automated and real-time monitoring of disease in cattle has been awarded nearly £700k.…

  • SRUC
  • 13/11/2023
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Digital Dairy Chain awards £2m to groundbreaking projects

The Digital Dairy Chain has announced the successful winners of the 2023 Collaborative Research & Development Grant Competition, run by the UK's national innovation agency, Innovate UK.…

  • SRUC
  • 06/11/2023
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New appointment to tackle dairy skills crisis

A new role has been created by the Digital Dairy Chain project to re-evaluate how the dairy industry can attract and retain its workforce.…

  • SRUC
  • 17/10/2023
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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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SRUC Theatre “must visit” destination at Scottish Smallholder Festival

The 2023 Scottish Smallholder Festival will feature an SRUC Theatre as part of the seminar programme providing a professional and hands-on education for smallholders attending the event. …

  • SRUC
  • 25/09/2023
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“Larger-than-life character” retires from dairy career

Hugh McClymont, Farms Manager for the South and West Faculty and “larger-than-life" dairy expert is retiring after more than 40 years at SRUC.…

  • SRUC
  • 23/06/2023
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Creating an innovation and skills ecosystem for the future

Of the many words he has spoken on the subject, one quote in particular from Andy Haldane stands out: “Innovation provides the spark, but the institutions provide the fuel.” The Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Arts could easily have been talking about SRUC, where our Digital Dairy Chain has been highlighted in Scotland’s National Innovation Strategy as a prime example of an innovation cluster. …

  • Wayne Powell
  • 14/06/2023
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Breeding for feed-efficient dairy cows

The largest UK study of its kind aims to enhance breeding for feed efficient dairy cows.…

  • SRUC
  • 03/04/2023
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Digital Dairy Chain announces £2 million competition fund

Technology start-ups and businesses are invited to apply for funds to transform the dairy industry across South & West Scotland or Cumbria. …

  • SRUC
  • 27/03/2023
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Women in dairy milk networking opportunity

The Digital Dairy Chain, led by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), invited women from the industry to attend the annual Scottish Women’s Convention Parliamentary Reception on 4 March to promote their work.…

  • SRUC
  • 06/03/2023
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New appointment to Digital Dairy Chain

A new appointment will provide leadership and strategic vision for a £21 million dairy supply chain project in South-West Scotland and Cumbria.…

  • SRUC
  • 04/11/2022
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