Agricultural & Landbased

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...

Toby Ross, SRUC Edinburgh Rural Business Management student

Toby Ross – Rural Management

Toby Ross, 34, changed his path from working in marketing and broadcasting to study HND Rural Business Management with us at SRUC Edinburgh. Speaking of his career before his time...

Ailish Ross bottle feeding a calf

Positive of the benefits of animal welfare?

  Positive farm animal welfare is a relatively new idea which brings attention to animals having a good life. Positive farm animal welfare is in sympathy with public opinion and...

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SRUC and Ringlink shared Apprenticeship in Agriculture

To continue with the theme of MA week we wanted to share with you all the new shared apprenticeship scheme launching this year. The Ringlink and SRUC shared Apprenticeship in...

Buffalo Farm Trip

On the 16th of February the Agricultural Society of SRUC (Organiser: Charlotte Mortimer, first year student) went to the Buffalo Farm in Fife. Farm owner and SRUC Alumnus Steve Mitchell...

MA Land-based Engineering: “I really contribute to all areas of the business”

Mathew Howie currently works at J T Walkers Agricultural Engineering , completing his Modern Apprenticeship with SRUC in Land-Based Engineering (Agricultural Machinery). Mathew said “I was interested in tractors from...