crops

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...

A leaf gland under a microscope with a snowman's face

SRUC Advent Calendar: 8th December

At a time of ever-growing population and fears for future food security, now more than ever we need experts in biological sciences who can help develop agricultural systems, solve disease...

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...

Crisps and Chocolate becoming extinct?!

There was an interesting article in The Guardian recently which highlights the plight of some of our relied-upon food crops, brought on by external and environmental impacts such as climate...

Close finish likely in SRUC student’s Winter Wheat Challenge

This seasons Winter Wheat Challenge is hotting up and, according to SRUC supervising staff, the competition has never been closer at this time of year. The annual challenge is sponsored...