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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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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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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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Scottish growers warned about stink bug threat

Scottish growers must take adequate steps to monitor growing areas for the brown marmorated stink bug, scientists have said.…

  • SRUC
  • 07/04/2021
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Breeding sheep for climate resilience

Pinpointing genes relating to variations in milk production could help breed animals resilient to warming conditions, new research has shown.…

  • SRUC
  • 07/04/2021
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Shepherding change

A scientist from SRUC, who started her working life as a shepherdess, has received a prestigious award from the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP).…

  • SRUC
  • 06/04/2021
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AI conference to showcase deep learning in agriculture

A researcher at SRUC will speak at an international conference which is expected to attract 100,000 attendees.…

  • SRUC
  • 01/04/2021
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Rural areas show resilience in the face of Covid-19

A new report has shed light on the impacts of, and responses to, the coronavirus pandemic in rural and island areas of Scotland, showing strong community bonds in the face of adversity.…

  • SRUC
  • 25/03/2021
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