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Building Resiliance into Grassland Management - A Climate Change Focus Farm Event

This meeting is the 7th in a series of planned events to explore workable ideas to improve farm profits and business efficiency.

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Smartphone advice on potato yield showcased at keynote Scottish agri-food event

An innovation which allows farmers to get timely advice about potato yield and crop values on their smartphones was just one of the cutting-edge developments in Scottish Agri-food showcased today.

Elmwood welcomed record numbers and temperatures at their open day

SRUC Elmwood Campus in Cupar opened its doors again to the local community at their annual free family fun day on Sunday 14 May.

Rogues wanted! – lucrative course for disease police for a vital Scottish industry

The health and reputation of a Scottish industry worth around £100 million a year depends on the work of “tattie roguers” - and it needs more of the potato disease police.

New research shows Scottish public supports investments to restore peatlands

New research has found that the general public is supportive of ambitious plans by the Scottish Government to restore Scotland’s peatlands - which benefits water quality, wildlife and carbon storage.

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