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£500k boost for veterinary health in the Borders

SRUC is investing £500,000 to upgrade the veterinary disease surveillance centre in St Boswells, in the Scottish Borders.…

  • SRUC
  • 12/05/2021
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Converge success for SRUC-backed projects

An entrepreneur whose business was kickstarted by SRUC and a Wildlife and Conservation Management student are semi-finalists in this year’s Converge Challenge.…

  • SRUC Veterinary Services
  • 11/05/2021
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New survey offers AAA results

A new fellowship aims to identify strengths and opportunities within the animal health, agritech and aquaculture (AAA) sector in Scotland.…

  • SRUC
  • 10/05/2021
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Call for post-lockdown action in rural areas

Many more rural residents will be at risk of poverty and financial hardship after lockdown ends unless action is taken, a new study has warned.…

  • SRUC
  • 07/05/2021
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Trials test efficiency of foliar feeds

New trials will test whether the targeted application of fertiliser to the leaves of a plant can help reduce a farm’s carbon footprint.…

  • SRUC
  • 05/05/2021
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International project to tackle climate risk to tropical peatlands

An international team of researchers is looking to tackle climate risks to tropical peatlands, which are recognised as “the world’s most important terrestrial carbon store”. …

  • SRUC
  • 30/04/2021
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Helping to save the planet

SRUC researchers have been involved in a BBC Radio 4 series looking at ways to relieve the stress that climate change is exerting on the planet.…

  • SRUC
  • 28/04/2021
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Sm@RT approach to sheep and goat farming

A multinational research team, including SRUC and the Moredun Research Institute, has been awarded £1.7 million from the EU Horizon 2020 research programme.…

  • SRUC
  • 27/04/2021
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Novel technology helps fight against superbug infections

Researchers have reported promising results in the fight against superbug infections on poultry farms, which could have wider implications for human health.…

  • SRUC
  • 27/04/2021
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Benchmarking boost for profits

A free online resource could help farms to boost profits as well as build a more sustainable business. …

  • SRUC
  • 26/04/2021
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Update on Strathfillan Wigwams

SRUC has issued a new statement regarding the Strathfillan Wigwams.…

  • SRUC
  • 20/04/2021
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Livestock farmers face higher risk of injury

Agricultural injuries on farms are more likely to occur through interaction with animals than other operations, according to new research.…

  • SRUC
  • 20/04/2021
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