Land-Based Skills

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Fun in the Sun at Barony Open Day

A sunny warm afternoon attracted more than 3000 visitors to Sunday’s Open Day at Barony Campus. The day allowed the public to get up close to everything that happens on...

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School pupils enjoyed a Taste of their Future at Barony

Over 170 school pupils gained the opportunity to try out different practical tasks at the “Taste of Your Future” event that was held on the Barony Campus at Scotland’s Rural...

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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...

New Entrants to Farming

The Scottish Government is committed to developing opportunities to encourage new entrants into the farming industry. A government working group, Farming Opportunities for New Entrants (FONE), has begun work and...

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Donald Ferguson, BSc (HONS) Horticulture

Donald Ferguson had previously spent 7 years abroad so when he returned home he wanted to be involved in an industry away from the office environment. He was always interested...

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...

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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...

Aberdeen BSc Countryside Management’s journey to Glen Clova

  On Wednesday the 11th October, BSc Countryside Management students from SRUC Aberdeen set off for wonderful day of field tripping. The group, accompanied by lecturers Denise Ronald and John...