Ensuring that Scottish cereals remain “the supply of choice” for the whisky and gin markets will be among the topics discussed at a trials event delivered by SAC Consulting, part of Scotland’s Rural College.
B-Lines are a series of 'insect pathways' running through our countryside and towns - and Midlothian Science Zone is now on the map, recognised for its wildflower-rich habitats of benefit to bees, butterflies and other wildlife.
A group of experts led by researchers at Moredun Research Institute receive funding from DEFRA for an initiative to demonstrate effectiveness of community-led approaches aimed at controlling sheep scab - a disease which costs the sector £70-£200m per year...
SRUC celebrates 10 years with a Scottish Parliament reception, looking at past successes and how they can deliver the knowledge, expertise, people and ambition to lead the way in the next 10 years and beyond.
The book is a celebration of livestock and the people that keep them in remote rural areas of Scotland and is a result of a Talking Science project by Moredun's Lee Innes and Beth Wells, with design by Hazel Simm.
Farmers are invited to share tips on how to tackle the climate and biodiversity crisis in a new study led by researchers at SRUC, in partnership with Moredun Research Institute and The James Hutton Institute.
Midlothian Science Zone Business Forum attendees go behind the scenes of SRUC with presentations on research and animal welfare projects, and visits to CT Scanner Unit and Allermuir Avian Innovation & Skills Centre.
MSZ Business Forum attendees recently enjoyed an enthusiastic presentation from Greengage Agritech Ltd about their innovative lighting products and sensor technology, designed to improve the welfare of poultry and pigs and monitor livestock production.
SRUC scientists’ research into reducing cattle methane emissions using a chemical from daffodils is part of a project awarded £2.8 million by the Department for Environmental Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has attended a special event held on Pentlands Science Park to hear how storytelling techniques can be used to communicate science more effectively to inspire change and uptake of new technologies.
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal attended a special event held at the Moredun Foundation, Pentlands Science Park, to hear about the benefits of livestock health and well-being to sustainable agriculture.