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A SRUCcessful Farming Business

SRUC Edinburgh PhD student Jillian Gordon introduces us to Hillhead of Covington, a family run business with an SRUC connection. Hillhead of Covington is a dairy farm milking 400 Holstein...

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My Favourite Rural Business Management Module

SRUC student Megan Harvey is in her first year of the Rural Business Management course at the Edinburgh campus. Here she tells us what her favourite module is and how...

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Rural Business Management Student Profile – Megan Harvey

SRUC student Megan Harvey is in her first year of the Rural Business Management degree at the Edinburgh campus. We asked Megan to tell us more about herself and why...

Why I chose a Modern Apprenticeship in Agriculture

Andrew Campbell is 16 years old and lives on a farm in Whithorn, which is a 400 acre mixed farm, with  220 sucklers, 160 ewes including 40 pedigree Texels and...

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Agriculture students learn KORE skills

Agriculture students at SRUC have been given access to an online precision farming platform which allows them to map variation in crops using satellite data. Data management is now a...

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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...

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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...

Tiffany Mactaggart, First-class BA (Hons) Rural Business Management, Edinburgh

Tiffany Mactaggart, First-class BA (Hons) Rural Business Management, Edinburgh Tiffany has been awarded a first-class honours degree in Rural Business Management – and has landed a job as an Agricultural...

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....

Katie Insch, BA (Hons) Rural Business Management

Katie Insch, 2:1 BA (Hons) Rural Business Management, Aberdeen A new entrant to farming, Katie has worked her way up from an HNC to an Honours degree – as well...