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Organic Farming

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A Passion for Poultry.

SRUC Oatridge librarian Lesley Reade tells us about her passion for poultry. We have all had what I can say a bizarre year, where little things like my chickens, dogs...

Composting Chicken Manure

As we celebrate Compost Week in the same week that National Poultry Day falls, we thought it would be ideal to talk about how to utilise chicken manure for your...

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Why I Chose the MSc in Organic Farming by Philip Day

Philip Day has been studying the MSc in Organic Farming since 2018 in order to open up new opportunities, “I started the MSc in 2018, aged 55 and with many...

Robby Gass

The MSc in Organic Farming Changed My Life

Robby Gass says “Completing an MSc Organic Farming degree has changed my life”- here he tells us his story. Hi, I’m Robby and this is my story. With more than...

Mellanie Robson, MSc Agricultural Professional Practice

Mellanie Robson, MSc Agricultural Professional Practice (Pass) – Aberdeen via distance learning Mellanie returned to study at SRUC nearly 30 years after completing an HND Agriculture at the Aberdeen campus....

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Kaleem Shaikh, BSc (Hons) Agriculture, Edinburgh

Kaleem Shaikh, 2:1 BSc (Hons) Agriculture, Edinburgh Despite suffering from health issues, Kaleem has worked his way through the system, starting with an NC Agriculture at Oatridge and completing a...

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Jennifer Byrne, MSc Organic Farming

Jennifer Byrne, MSc Organic Farming (Pass with Distinction) – Aberdeen via distance learning Jennifer, who made a career change from music to organic horticulture, graduated top of her class despite...

Growing a hobby into a career – David McKay

Media consultant David McKay joined SRUC in 2019 as a postgraduate student in Organic Farming, and relishes the steep learning curve this presents coming from a non farming background. He...

Master in Organic Farming Alison Goldberger

SRUC Postgraduate Distance learning programmes, attract students from around the globe. Alison who lives in Austria talks to us about her experience so far. I’m studying the MSc in Organic...