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Agriculture

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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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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New research to improve mental health of farmers and crofters

New research will explore which interventions can best support the mental health and wellbeing of people in Scotland’s farming and crofting communities.…

  • SRUC
  • 17/02/2021
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Double win for former student

A former SRUC student has been named Farmer of the Year in the Farmers Weekly awards.…

  • SRUC
  • 16/02/2021
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Farm Business Survey more important than ever

An in-depth economic study of Scotland’s farms has been at the forefront of helping to inform agricultural policy for the last 85 years.…

  • SRUC
  • 10/02/2021
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Changing Rooms

A three-bedroom farm cottage has been converted into a new space to support agriculture students at SRUC in Aberdeen.…

  • SRUC
  • 14/12/2020
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Scotland rugby star tackles Agriculture course

Rugby international Alex Dunbar has returned to study at SRUC more than a decade after completing an HNC in Agriculture.…

  • SRUC
  • 02/12/2020
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SRUC courses well placed to meet climate challenge

New SRUC degree courses that explore everything from land management change to electric tractors will help to respond to the climate challenge.…

  • SRUC
  • 11/11/2020
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Agriculture students learn KORE skills

Agriculture students at SRUC have been given access to an online precision farming platform which allows them to map variation in crops using satellite data.…

  • SRUC
  • 06/11/2020
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Large-scale study reveals wheat diversity for crop improvement

A team of scientists has completed one of the largest genetic analyses ever done of any agricultural crop to find desirable traits in wheat’s extensive and unexplored diversity.…

  • SRUC
  • 11/09/2020
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