19 results for agriculture
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.
Research to improve the health and productivity of farmed animals in tropical climates has received a £4 million boost from the UK Government.
Researchers from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have been awarded more than £122,000 for a project that will help the Colombian government in its war against cocaine farming.
A world-renowned professor of agricultural research will discuss the changing global landscape of agriculture at the upcoming Science for Life Lecture, given as part of the SEFARI PhD competition.
Proposals include new £35m facility in Dumfries & Galloway in SRUC transformation into Scotland’s new rural university by 2022.
Women working in Scottish agriculture will be “making their voices heard” at this year’s autumn conference 'Women in Agriculture Scotland' event to be held in Edinburgh on 6 November.
When SRUC becomes a new rural enterprise university it could lead to a £4.5 billion boost to the Scottish economy, according to a new report.
Researchers from the University of Edinburgh found that closing the gap between India’s food and nutrition supplies and its population growth will require a combination of measures.
SRUC scientists, whose world-leading research has spanned nearly half a century of study into the Langhill dairy herd, were among guests at a reception to celebrate our Queen's Anniversary Prize.
Climate change researchers from Scotland’s Rural College are to help tackle nitrogen pollution in South Asia as part of a £20 million project.
Livestock scientists at Scotland’s Rural College have been awarded £337,000 for a project which will use highly advanced computers to predict the Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) status of dairy cows.
The importance of Scotland’s Rural College to the current and future needs of the country’s economy has been highlighted at a parliamentary reception.
A flagship strategy for helping to end hunger while protecting biodiversity is having limited success in low and middle-income countries, a study has found.
Scientists at The Roslin Institute will support new African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) fellows in Ethiopia.
A study carried out by Scottish scientists demonstrates the importance of a sustainable supply of lysine globally. Lysine is one of the amino acids essential for human nutrition.
Edinburgh Technopole hosted Glencorse Primary School pupils in a fun and educational afternoon planting bulbs and seeds on the Midlothian Science Park.
Scientists have teamed up with farmers and industry to explore the possibility of growing organic oilseed rape (Canola) in Scotland for the first time.
PigBoost tool will enable sustainable data-driven decisions to improve Uganda’s pig production, health, and welfare.
Rural Innovation Support Service (RISS) group to look into the feasibility and steps required to re-establish the crop and its processing in eastern Scotland.
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