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Mice, camera, action

A novel way of capturing images of small mammals in their natural habitat has been developed by a lecturer at SRUC.…

  • SRUC
  • 20/01/2021
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Mushrooming opportunities for farmers

Medicinal cannabis, mushrooms and cut flowers are among three alternative crops which could be grown successfully in the South of Scotland, a new report published by SRUC has revealed.…

  • SRUC
  • 08/12/2020
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SRUC academic ranked alongside Nobel laureates

An academic from SRUC has been ranked as one of the most highly cited researchers from across the world, including Nobel laureates.…

  • SRUC
  • 26/11/2020
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Growing an organic partnership

A unique postgraduate course in Organic Farming is celebrating its 20th year at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).…

  • SRUC
  • 23/10/2020
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Study looks at future of EU livestock

Research into the future of EU livestock has found more can be done to reduce the negative environmental impacts of the sector.…

  • SRUC
  • 22/10/2020
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Large proportion of Scots farmers are ‘risk-averse’

Nearly 40 per cent of Scotland’s farmers are “risk-averse”, according to a survey on how Brexit might affect business planning.…

  • SRUC
  • 15/10/2020
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When the chips are down

An SRUC scientist is part of a new Cryobank project which will safeguard future research and facilitate the sustainable yield improvement of six major UK food crops - barley, oats, oil seed rape, pota…

  • SRUC
  • 09/10/2020
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Report highlights challenge in meeting UK net-zero carbon goals for livestock

An independent report assessing the carbon intensity of UK livestock production systems has found currently technologies cannot deliver even half the industry’s 2050 carbon emissions reduction goal.…

  • SRUC
  • 02/10/2020
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TV icebreaker for SRUC student

A Wildlife and Conservation Management student from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has been hitting the headlines – in Iceland.…

  • SRUC
  • 30/09/2020
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Signposting the way to responsible countryside behaviour

With the influx of visitors to rural Scotland during the coronavirus pandemic, land managers are in a prime position to promote responsible behaviour in the countryside.…

  • SRUC
  • 14/09/2020
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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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New pledge to share wildlife management

SRUC has pledged to help deliver effective wildlife management across Scotland.…

  • SRUC
  • 27/08/2020
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