Scotland’s Rural College, SRUC, has appointed a new faculty dean for the north of Scotland.
Plans are progressing to create a ground-breaking £2million centre of excellence for digital agriculture and animal health in Inverness.
When I took on this job I never imagined I would be saying that here at Crianlarich we are at the cutting-edge of the global Internet of Things.
Scotland’s Rural College, SRUC, has launched a new graduate trainee programme for agricultural consultants.
Scotland’s farming workforce needs a skills overhaul if the industry is to benefit from developments in precision farming technologies.
Careful choice of cereal varieties can offer growers a real opportunity to save money, according to Professor Fiona Burnett of SRUC.
Choosing which ewes to retain in the flock is crucial to maintaining good flock performance. It is, however, often performed on a subjective basis that relies on the shepherd's experience and her or his ability to identify productive ewes.
Scottish scientists have found key genetic markers in barley which could help identify varieties which better meet malting specifications for grain whisky production.
The use of electronic identification (EID) tags has been mandatory in Scotland since 2010 to aid sheep traceability.
Scotland's Rural College - SRUC - has appointed two new senior directors.
One of Scotland's new monitor farms is taking part in a project to boost the number of pollinators on farms.
When someone asks me 'how do you make hill farming and crofting profitable?' I highlight the following four key things that we are now encouraging all hill farmers and crofters to do.
The top team at Scotland's Rural College - SRUC - yesterday outlined its aspirations for the organisation's future.
In the last five years, hard work by staff at SRUC's upland research farms at Kirkton and Auchtertyre near Crianlarich has reinvigorated a facility that has been in existence for more than 40 years.
Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) has appointed Sandy Cumming, a board member since 2011, as its new chairman.
Three new animal science research facilities are to be built in Scotland thanks to £2.2million funding from the government's Innovate UK Fund.
Pig farmers are invited to a series of industry meetings in Aberdeenshire later this month.
A group of youngsters have successfully kick-started their careers in agriculture after graduating from Ringlink Scotland's land-based internship programme.
Scotland's largest machinery ring is hoping to gain professional accreditation for its internship programme.
Leading rural academics have issued an urgent appeal to government for a coherent, measurable strategy for Scottish farming and the countryside.
Uncertainty over Brexit is leading Scottish farmers to consider retirement earlier than planned, according to research by Scotland's Rural College (SRUC).
Farmers and crofters have been urged to check the protein level of silage amid concerns over quality this winter.
The debate over whether or not cows are getting too big rumbled on at a farm open day near Laurencekirk.
The vice principal of SRUC, Professor Geoff Simm, is leaving his post later this year to head up a new Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security at the University of Edinburgh.
Livestock farmers and vets across the Highlands have won their battle to retain vital veterinary disease surveillance facilities in Inverness.
A world-leading plant scientist has been unveiled as the new principal and chief executive of Scotland's Rural College (SRUC).
North-east animal feed firm Norvite is on the hunt for applications for its scholarship scheme.
It is very much a case of a changing of the guard at SRUC, Scotland's rural college.
Responses to a consultation into the future of the Inverness veterinary disease surveillance centre confirm (DSC) the strong opposition to its proposed closure.
A well-known face in the Scottish farming sector has been appointed as the new chairman of SRUC.
Farmers and crofters in the Highlands will now have to wait to find out whether the Inverness veterinary disease surveillance centre will close later this year.
Closing the Inverness veterinary disease surveillance centre is a short-sighted and dangerous move.