Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has announced it is bringing its six research farms under one management in order to maximise academic activity and commercial research.
Climate change resilience is better in some sheep and goats than others, claims a new study.
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has confirmed the closure of its diagnostic testing facilities in Aberdeen and Thurso with the loss of nine jobs in February next year.
Scotland’s agricultural college edged into a financial deficit as it embarked on a significant restructuring which its leaders believe will make it fit for the 21st Century.
City students will soon get the chance to hone their farming skills at a farm in Aberdeenshire.
Scottish researchers are involved in a pioneering project to improve the welfare of laying hens by studying how stress affects their brains.
Sheep farmers are being challenged to breed for extra chops by making more use of the information provided by the CT scanning of live lambs.
SRUC’s Professor Davy McCracken offers an insight into work at the college’s hill and mountain research centre
Scottish researchers are embarking on a pioneering £1 million project to find alternatives to antibiotics for use in the poultry sector.
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is hoping to make more than £1.25 million from the sale of its Ayrshire campus.
Summer mastitis cases have rocketed this year after higher than average numbers of flies were reported, leading a beef cattle expert to highlight the importance of checking all cattle.
SRUC’s Professor Davy McCracken offers an insight into work at the college’s hill and mountain research centre.
Farmers are being asked to become mentors for agriculture students.
As the world today marks 50 years since man set foot on the moon, a team of scientists in Aberdeen believe they hold the key to making its colonisation possible.
Arable farmers have been told to stop wasting time being defensive about the inevitable loss of agrochemicals and instead accept they will have to adopt new crop protection techniques.
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is attempting to sell off some of its Auchincruive campus in Ayrshire for the second time.
Farmers, crofters and dog owners are being asked to share their views on sheep worrying as part of a new survey.
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has launched a bursary scheme for mature students.
Plans have been unveiled to open a new animal care centre in the city.
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is committed to investing in a £7 million centre of excellence in Inverness.
A Scottish agriculture student has won a top UK award for his rare breed pork business.
I am co-chairman of the Working for Waders initiative.
Virtual fencing technology has the potential to replace conventional or electric fences on Britain’s farmland, according to researchers at SRUC.
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is planning a major upgrade of its Hill and Mountain Research Centre, based at Kirkton and Auchtertyre Farms in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.
Scottish agriculture has the potential to boost its productivity value by £4 billion over the next 10 years says Professor Wayne Powell, principal and chief executive of SRUC.
Universities in the north of Scotland are spending thousands of pounds every month on items including takeaway pizza, coffee and bouquets of flowers.
Scottish researchers are leading a £1 million study to find out the causes of lameness in dairy cows.
Researchers believe a pioneering Highland project to gather information about cancers among dogs in Scotland could improve prevention and care and help efforts to combat human forms of the disease.
Scotland’s Rural College, SRUC, has announced plans to become a new rural university by 2022.
A new vet nursing degree has been launched by Scotland’s Rural College, SRUC.
Farmers and crofters will be given advice on how to get the most from their pastures in a series of webinars by Scotland’s Rural College.
Beef farmers will soon be able to fine-tune their breeding programmes to select animals that grow more from eating less.