Agriculture

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Researching and Protecting the Environment at SRUC

The importance of the environment is increasingly recognised in society and includes issues such as climate change, land management, habitat loss, pollution control, sustainable development and energy conservation. We are...

Sophie in lab

Press for Progress film competition

Lights… Cameras … Action … The 8th of March is International Women’s Day and with Scotland’s Women in Agriculture Task Force SRUC is planning to promote #PressforProgress by launching a...

NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Post-Graduate Bursary

Craig Simpson –  Recipient -Case Study Craig Simpson, who lives and works on the family farm in Dirleton, East Lothian, talks about how winning the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Post-Graduate...

Aberdeen Degree Students’ Egg-celent Visit

  Degree students from SRUC Aberdeen campus enjoy an insightful visit to Farmlay Eggs       First week back from the Christmas holidays and the students of SRUC Aberdeen...

Katie with a lamb

From Spray Tans to Crop Spraying

SRUC Edinburgh Campus Officer Katie Dubarry took the leap from working in the beauty industry to studying for a degree in Agriculture at SRUC. Cultivate finds out from Katie what...

Angus Ferguson, Agricultural Consultant

“Like many people leaving school I didn’t have a clue what I wanted to do with my life. I decided to take a year out before applying for courses and,...

SRUC Advent Calendar: 15th December

The Organic food and farming sector within Europe is continuing to develp in response to governmental Action Plans and CAP policy development. The organic sector requires highly trained individuals to work...

SRUC and Edinburgh college venture to Guatemala to explore parntnership opportunities

SRUC Ventures to Guatemala to Explore Partnership Opportunities

Hannah Earle-Payne, programme and team leader of the Agriculture department, represented SRUC when visiting Guatemala on November 15 and 16. SRUC ventured with Edinburgh College to visited key stakeholders to...

Sheep on hill. SRUC Hill and Mountain Research

International Mountain Day

In 2003 the United Nations General Assembly designated December 11th “International Mountain Day”. The aim: to create awareness about the importance of mountains in everyday life and to highlight opportunities...

Soil in hands

Happy World Soil Day!

Today is World Soil Day. To celebrate we have decided to highlight SRUC’s research of Crop and Soils Systems. What we do Our research is intended to underpin the development of resilient and...