Agricultural & Landbased

Forestry apprentices use cutting-edge technology

Scotland’s Rural College is the first institute in the UK to have used cutting-edge technology to log students’ progression towards operating forest machinery. At the start of Scottish Apprenticeship Week...

Wonky Veg

Wonky Produce Competition Closing Soon

With less than 2 weeks to go until the closing date to enter the Wonky Produce competition, and with a prize fund of £800 up for grabs, we spoke with...

Opening doors to the agriculture industry, and progressing within the field

Joanna Foubister is a Trainee Agricultural Consultant at the SAC Consulting Office in Stonehaven. “I applied to study SRUC’s MSc Agricultural Professional Practice after deciding I wanted to pursue a career...

Wonky Competition!

Take part in SRUC’s 2018-19 student competition! Showcase your creativity, entrepreneurial flair and innovation. Impress the expert judging panel with your wonky produce ideas. Total prizes £800 cash plus the...

Andrew Neilson

Young Farmer of the Year

The inaugural Young Farmer of the Year award turned out to be a six-way battle of SRUC alumni. Andrew Neilson, who gained an NC in land-based engineering from the Barony...

MSc Organic Farming Student Jo Is Blooming Marvellous

  Jo Wright, a student on the MSc Organic Farming programme is the founder of Organic Blooms, the first Soil Association certified Flower Farm and is passionate about educating the consumer on the...

Aberdeen Agriculture Student in Pinnacle Awards Final

  A huge congratulations to our very own Ag3 student Kerry Cartwright who has reached the finals of the Farmers Club Pinnacle Awards. The awards, which are now in their...

It’s Carrot Day!

The 4th April is International Carrot Day so here’s our celebration of one of Britain’s favourite vegetables. Did you know, one carrot gives you the energy for 10-15 minutes of...