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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.
Pollinating insects could thrive if improvements are made to agri-environment schemes across Europe, a new study led by Scotland’s Rural College has found.
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.
Moredun was set up by farmers, for famers and is a world leading organisation dedicated to promoting the highest standard of animal health and welfare through research and education.
Renowned SRUC researcher, instrumental in driving forward the genetic development of UK dairy cattle, is awarded the Princess Royal Award.
New SRUC degree courses that explore everything from land management change to electric tractors will help to respond to the climate challenge.
Farmers in the South of Scotland are being encouraged to look at novel crops such as mushrooms, cut flowers and cannabis.
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.
A focus on the sustainable natural economy is at the heart of a refreshed vision and mission for Scotland's Rural College (SRUC).
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has joined a network of universities across the world committed to sustainable, global development.
New funding for an SRUC led project will help create a more efficient and resilient dairy industry.
The management of fungal infections in plants and humans could be transformed by a breakthrough in understanding how fungi develop resistance to drugs.
Female entrepreneurs have emerged as winners from the three main ‘Challenge’ categories in the 2020 Converge Awards, Scotland’s annual celebration of academic innovation and entrepreneurship.
Independent report assessing the carbon intensity of UK livestock production systems has found technologies cannot currently deliver even half the industry’s 2050 carbon emissions reduction goal.
An academic who plays a key role in the United Nations’ Global Peatland Initiative has been appointed the first Professor of Rural Entrepreneurship at SRUC.
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.
The Food & Agriculture Science Transformer (FAST), an ambitious programme creating the first venture studio in Scotland is created by the Roslin Institute and investment firm Deep Science Ventures.
Specialists from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) and the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute are looking at how to make the most of the natural environment to tackle global challenges.
The resilience and yields of food crops worldwide could be improved by a new technique that monitors the growth of plant roots, scientists say.
Professor Appolinaire Djikeng, Director of the Centre for Tropical Livestock Genetics and Health, receives Nelson Mandela Justice award by UNESCO Center for Peace.
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