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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...

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...

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...

Think Green Whilst You Spring Clean

If January resolutions weren’t a big enough shake up, here comes national Spring Cleaning day! Everyone has that one pile. The pile that builds up on the spare dining room...

candidates in front of harvester

Pioneering Forest Machine Operator courses a success

The latest Forest Machine Operator Skills Development course delivered by the established partnership of UKFPA, the Barony campus at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), John Deere Forestry and Forestry Commission Scotland...

Veterinary Nurses gain invaluable experience

First year Veterinary Nursing students at  Barony shared their knowledge with an audience of school pupils, students and staff with a presentation as part of their graded unit assessment. The...

Naomi Lawson – Student Volunteering Week

Applied Animal Science 4th Year student Naomi Lawson took up a 3 month volunteering placement at Edinburgh Zoo, working in the penguin section. To celebrate Student Volunteering Week, we asked...

What you will need SRUC wildflower mix

Grow Your Career

If you attended the Grow Your Careers event at the Edinburgh Botanic Gardens today you may have picked up a packet of SRUC Wildflower Seeds. Find out the benefits of ...

Have A Flippin’ Good Pancake Day!

 Prehistoric Pancakes Historical Analyses of 30,000 year old grain grinding tools suggest that our Stone Age ancestors were as keen on pancakes are we are today.   Through the ages,...

Shaun McGranaghan SRUC Change your path

Shaun McGranaghan

Shaun McGranaghan tells SRUC how he Changed His Path from Rapid Response Paramedic to Arborist. Shaun expresses how the SRUC Arboriculture course has given his life purpose and how he has became...