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Disease

Funding to tackle potato pests

SRUC is involved in a major new project to tackle nematodes in potatoes through the vital protection of clean land and the sustainable management of land already infested with nematodes.…

  • SRUC
  • 16/08/2021
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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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Rooting out causes of hoof condition

Researchers at SRUC are calling on native-breed horse and pony owners in Aberdeenshire to help them with the next phase of their study into laminitis.…

  • SRUC
  • 11/06/2021
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Novel technology helps fight against superbug infections

Researchers have reported promising results in the fight against superbug infections on poultry farms, which could have wider implications for human health.…

  • SRUC
  • 27/04/2021
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AI conference to showcase deep learning in agriculture

A researcher at SRUC will speak at an international conference which is expected to attract 100,000 attendees.…

  • SRUC
  • 01/04/2021
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Call for action on equine disease

A national week of action encouraging people to speak out and challenge the stigma of the UK’s most prevalent equine disease is returning this year.…

  • SRUC
  • 01/03/2021
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Quality of life survey for calves with respiratory disease

With respiratory disease a common issue on farms in winter, views are being sought from industry on methods to measure the quality of life in cattle, particularly calves.…

  • SRUC
  • 15/12/2020
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BVD Stamp it Out project extended

A £5.7 million project to address Bovine Viral Diarrhoea in cattle has been extended by six months due to delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic.…

  • SRUC
  • 20/10/2020
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New sheep monitoring schemes aim to reduce risk of disease

UK farmers can now benefit from two new monitoring schemes designed to reduce the risk of disease in sheep.…

  • SRUC
  • 12/10/2020
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Plant disease poses gin threat

An invasive plant disease is posing a threat to one of the UK’s favourite tipples.…

  • SRUC
  • 24/09/2020
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SRUC calls on dairy farmers to help with disease study

Farmers are being asked to help with a project researching the prevalence of an infectious condition in Scottish dairy herds.…

  • Dairy Research and Innovation Centre
  • 24/08/2020
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Speaking out about strangles

Speaking out about strangles – an infectious equine disease – is the focus of a new national week of action launched by SRUC in partnership with some of the UK’s largest horse welfare organisations.…

  • SRUC
  • 05/03/2020
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