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Chough conservation effective but more action needed

Supplementary feeding and parasite treatment aimed at preventing chough extinction in Scotland have been successful, according to a new report published by NatureScot.…

  • SRUC
  • 20/11/2020
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Firth of Clyde important to whiting stocks

Scientists have discovered that the Firth of Clyde is an important source of juvenile whiting to the wider Scottish west coast waters.…

  • SRUC
  • 20/11/2020
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SRUC looks to add another string to its bow

SRUC is part of a £3 million research and development programme to explore ideas that could go on to become major UK festivals in 2022.…

  • SRUC
  • 17/11/2020
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Grouse moors and gamekeepers

Moorland management in Scotland has come under the spotlight in a series of reports assessing socioeconomic and biodiversity impacts of driven grouse moors and the employment rights of gamekeepers.…

  • SRUC
  • 04/11/2020
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How farm vets cope

A new website to help vets cope with the daily challenges of farm animal practice has been launched by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).…

  • SRUC
  • 02/11/2020
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Sunfish washes up on Scottish beach

When experts from the Scottish Marine Animal Stranding Scheme (SMASS) are called out, it is usually to deal with strandings of seals, whales, porpoises or dolphins.…

  • SRUC
  • 25/09/2020
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New antibiotics usage survey seeks sheep farmers’ views

Farmers and vets are being asked to take part in a survey which aims to establish the amount of antibiotics used in the Scottish sheep industry.…

  • SRUC
  • 22/09/2020
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SRUC researcher scoops royal accolade

An SRUC researcher instrumental in driving forward the genetic development of UK dairy cattle has been awarded the prestigious Princess Royal Award.…

  • Dairy Research and Innovation Centre
  • 15/09/2020
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Large-scale study reveals wheat diversity for crop improvement

A team of scientists has completed one of the largest genetic analyses ever done of any agricultural crop to find desirable traits in wheat’s extensive and unexplored diversity.…

  • SRUC
  • 11/09/2020
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SRUC among top 50 UK universities

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has been ranked joint 49th best university in the UK by Times Higher Education (THE).…

  • SRUC
  • 04/09/2020
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Rising to the challenge

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has appointed eight new academic fellows to lead the organisation on some of the biggest challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century.…

  • SRUC
  • 31/08/2020
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Scottish tea growers seeking perfect blend

When you think about where your morning cuppa comes from, you might not picture a plantation in the heart of the Scottish landscape.…

  • SRUC
  • 25/08/2020
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