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New report highlights Scotland’s AAA strength

More than 200 companies, research centres and academic partners have been identified as key stakeholders in the animal health, agri-tech and aquaculture (AAA) sector in Scotland.…

  • SRUC
  • 20/04/2022
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Tuning pork labels

More than a third of consumers are willing to pay a significant price premium for fresh pork products labelled as ‘animal friendly’ new research has found.…

  • SRUC
  • 25/02/2022
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Rooting out the pros and cons of rewilding

Concerns about so-called ‘green lairds’ buying up agricultural land for carbon sequestration will be discussed at an event led by SRUC.…

  • SRUC
  • 17/02/2022
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Thriving Natural Capital Podcast

Dr Hannah Rudman talks about SRUC’s Thriving Natural Capital Challenge Centre and a new podcast that looks at three exciting projects in Scotland that are securing investment for nature-based solutions.…

  • Hannah Rudman
  • 15/10/2021
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What does new Government programme mean for rural Scotland?

The Scottish Government Programme for 2021-22 contains a great deal that is relevant to rural and island communities.…

  • SRUC
  • 14/09/2021
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Strathfillan Wigwams Statement

The Principal and Chief Executive of SRUC has confirmed that he would like the Strathfillan Wigwams to remain open, but that any operating model must be financially resilient and also align with SRUC’s strategy.…

  • SRUC
  • 05/07/2021
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Inverness Rural and Veterinary Innovation Centre takes next step

SRUC has submitted a planning application for its Rural and Veterinary Innovation Centre on the Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) Inverness Campus.…

  • SRUC
  • 28/06/2021
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Call for post-lockdown action in rural areas

Many more rural residents will be at risk of poverty and financial hardship after lockdown ends unless action is taken, a new study has warned.…

  • SRUC
  • 07/05/2021
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Initiative to entice future food and drink entrepreneurs

A new initiative has been launched to help the next generation of entrepreneurs achieve success in the food and drink industry.…

  • SRUC
  • 09/03/2021
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Consumer choice alone should not determine food quality post-Brexit

Food standards in post-Brexit Britain should not be determined by consumer choice alone, economists at SRUC have warned.…

  • SRUC
  • 30/11/2020
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Keeping cows with calves

Dairy farmers and new entrants interested in operating a cow-with-calf dairy system are invited to take part in a survey.…

  • Dairy Research and Innovation Centre
  • 21/10/2020
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Prospects for recovering economy far from rosy

Economists at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have called for targeted support for those sectors most in peril following the end of the job retention and self-employment support schemes.…

  • SRUC
  • 17/09/2020
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