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SRUC (Scotland's Rural College). Leading the field in Agriculture and Rural Research, Education and Consulting.

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Could the DNA of Scottish cows help humans live longer & healthier lives? SRUC researchers discovered telomeres (w… https://t.co/Fs4jZBff2kWe're currently celebrating #ChineseNewYear at our Edinburgh campus with a selection of Chinese tea and snacks. F… https://t.co/3Jm3ZfirHc
1/27
2020
This Burns Night we're paying tribute to Robert Burns with one of his loveliest works, "A Red, Red Rose". First pub… https://t.co/oCxwenrIbjWhat is rat tickling? What does it have to do with animal welfare? And why is a having a positive experience so imp… https://t.co/PTtgOymmCUThis #ChineseNewYear as we go into the #YearoftheRat PhD student Tayla talks us through some of the misconceptions… https://t.co/nLF287jK49
1/25
2020
There's less than a week to go to until the @ConsultingSAC Association of Potato Producers conference in Perth, but… https://t.co/08HGx7ZWlaWant to keep up to date with all our news and upcoming events? Our latest e-newsletter is available to read online… https://t.co/YS0OYdiuKJ
1/23
2020
Students at our Ayr campus are set to benefit from a £50k donation towards training, study tours and travel. The do… https://t.co/tLcrddHyrcStruggling to keep up your #NewYearsResolutions to do some self improvement? Have a look at our training courses… https://t.co/avNSLAV9fE
1/22
2020
In a 21st Century Food Policy, what should be regulated and what should be left to personal choice? Join us for a l… https://t.co/mqIRquZGYm @CEDStoneGroup Thanks for having us for the day!Thanks to @NorviteStore for hosting MSc Agricultural Professional Practice students from our Craibstone campus as p… https://t.co/VNYXJuKTQ5Garden Design students from our Edinburgh campus are currently enjoying the sun in Málaga on their international fi… https://t.co/tSx6mUVOuD£10 million funding confirmed today for north east Scotland's #SeedPod #foodanddrink development hub #letsgrowhttps://t.co/57yzAtMXtu
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1/21
2020
We're pleased to be involved with the @Opportunity_NE1 new food and drink development hub #SeedPod, which will be c… https://t.co/i9F2KEmNZoHospitality students at our Elmwood campus enjoyed an artisan chocolate workshop led by Shona Sutherland,… https://t.co/4Fkz2QseWVEdinburgh horticulture student Becky Cross will walk more than 150 miles along the Great Wall of China to fundraise… https://t.co/5MWookGdPmMhairi from our Perth team is running a series of @FASScot events on employing people. These meetings will provide… https://t.co/wynHiNGuSE
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1/20
2020
A dozen SRUC apprentices and trainees are finalists for this year’s Awards for Land-based and Aquaculture Skills (A… https://t.co/VZjoWZRGZuWe're currently #recruiting for several #vacancies, including: ▪️ Lecturer in Socio-Environmental Systems ▪️ Progr… https://t.co/zAHl1p77vw @SRUC @StevenGThomson Delighted to be take part in this visit and to meet the future of farming https://t.co/5aoJaauX2d
Retweeted by SRUCHuge thanks to everyone who attended this event, and to all the speakers and those involved in the organisation as… https://t.co/fdaVLeMTj9 @sparqs_Simon @SRUCSA Very glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit, and hope you got back to Inverness safely - t… https://t.co/kolKJLn023Such an enlightening week on tour with @SRUCSA. @SRUC is a unique institution with a valuable and distinctive take… https://t.co/LxvljJbfSM
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1/17
2020
Two SRUC PhD projects are looking for owners of native-breed ponies across the north east of Scotland to help them… https://t.co/13IhjO0FhP
1/16
2020
Farmers and crofters living on Skye who are affected by sea eagles are invited to the premiere of a short film high… https://t.co/IHLFfy52pX
1/15
2020
Just 24 hours until the @ucas_online deadline for courses starting with us in 2020! Make sure to get your applicati… https://t.co/nYrKjoPJaG
1/14
2020
In a series of meetings across the country, employers will be given guidance on a range of issues, from the right t… https://t.co/EVYaCZp5iwA review of the Greenkeeping curriculum in the UK & Ireland is one of two SRUC-led projects being funded as part of… https://t.co/dwU2ljyg9G
1/13
2020
Thinking of applying to study with us in 2020? Make sure to get your @ucas_online application in by 6pm (UK time) W… https://t.co/C1FDyPM24N
1/10
2020
Want to keep up to date with all our news and upcoming events? Our latest e-newsletter is available to read online… https://t.co/gWiHFD1AWf
1/9
2020
📣📣 Calling all potential students 📣📣 The UCAS deadline for courses starting at SRUC in 2020 is coming up soon, so… https://t.co/INdqFlsW6sWe still have spaces available at our #Agronomy2020 workshop with @FASScot & @AHDB_Cereals in Inverness on January… https://t.co/gqM2Fm3Is0
1/8
2020
A project which investigates keeping calves with their mothers for longer is among three SRUC-led projects to share… https://t.co/VbnLcO1j7IMany thanks to all agencies involved this morning with the stranding of the Sperm whale at Ardersier @whalesorghttps://t.co/5dQtDdvxzO
Retweeted by SRUCA new @WWFScotland study says farmers could cut emissions by 1/3. Not only are we tackling climate change through p… https://t.co/jvllwvaz1UThanks to a grant of £30k from the Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund, researchers at SRUC are leading the Scot… https://t.co/tUO6jSkFp5Our colleagues in the Stranding Scheme @strandings are monitoring a stranded sperm whale in the #morayfirth near… https://t.co/ymzSxVXs5v
1/7
2020
There's still time to book your place at the 'Pigs and Poultry' event on the 16th, which features a range of speake… https://t.co/mXxfpEjAgJICYMI: we recently announced a new partnership with @ADASGroup which will offer a truly national agricultural and r… https://t.co/83HMjXDJu6
1/6
2020
Made a #NewYearsResolution to do some self improvement? Have a look at our training courses and see if there's some… https://t.co/PprFl2il1M
1/5
2020
SRUC's Dr Andy Evans and Professor Fiona Burnett @FBurnettCropDoc explain which pests to look out for this season i… https://t.co/UvGRvMb75gWe're pleased to announce a new partnership with @ADASGroup which will offer a truly national agricultural and rura… https://t.co/uXFxTAAIEN
1/3
2020
#HappyNewYear2020 from SRUC. Stay safe and enjoy the rest of your night! https://t.co/z6DvguET7y
1/1
2019
#SRUCHighlights2019: as we reached the end of the year, staff and students across SRUC reflected on the advice they… https://t.co/HARqf6Rxwp#SRUCHighlights2019: November saw Elmwood @SRUCHospitality students give an impressive display of their culinary ta… https://t.co/NMCVrGsOhe#SRUCHighlights2019: a fisherman and a qualified pharmacy dispensing assistant were among the 34 students graduatin… https://t.co/05rdlILJRl#SRUCHighlights2019: the first of SRUC's two new Animal Care facilities was officially opened in October in time fo… https://t.co/hHatfT8Z6l
12/30
2019
#SRUCHighlights2019: led by SRUC researchers, the project which was announced in October, will measure two key fact… https://t.co/sOiuTTWzUG#SRUCHighlights2019: in September SRUC's @ProfCMDwyer was selected to oversee the Commission’s work protecting wild… https://t.co/dpsIp8xT4q#SRUCHighlights2019: August saw Applied Animal Science graduate Rachel Gateley pick up the prestigious… https://t.co/WAN6WwMrrN#SRUCHighlights2019: from the end of July members of the public were able to play a vital role in helping marine sc… https://t.co/ku8ZVAHxIn#SRUCHighlights2019: over 650 amazing and talented students graduated in July at Bute Hall in Glasgow. 🎓🎉 https://t.co/y9vbixZntS
12/29
2019
#SRUCHighlights2019: we had an amazing time at @ScotlandRHShow in June! We spoke to lots of you about our courses,… https://t.co/nTR9p4ikzR#SRUCHighlights2019: Elma Murray, Margaret Khnichich and Annette Bruton were all appointed to the SRUC board in May… https://t.co/YhS6B7mJTt#SRUCHighlights2019: in April SRUC researchers found that it's not just humans that need time to relax and indulge… https://t.co/8jiroK8NeW#SRUCHighlights2019: on #WorldRatDay in April PhD student @Tayla__Hammond explained what her PhD at SRUC investigat… https://t.co/Hhyeyv4unS#SRUCHighlights2019: this March eight trainees and apprentices from Oatridge and Barony campuses walked away with w… https://t.co/KcMOol6qq2
12/28
2019
#SRUCHighlights2019: March kicked off with #StDavidsDay and a new use for daffodil extracts. https://t.co/PcVmUE8pNi#SRUCHighlights2019: back in February we were awarded £337,000 for a project that will involve our new NVIDIA power… https://t.co/oRINtpx0ig#SRUCHighlights2019: one of Scotland’s leading soil scientists was given the royal seal of approval in Sweden when… https://t.co/VrTrlXhh3A#SRUCHighlights2019: SRUC students discussed the future of Scottish Agriculture with a group of MPs when the… https://t.co/QWOK4yzbtzOver the next few days we'll be looking back at some of our #SRUCHighlights2019! There are too many to reshare al… https://t.co/YaNZcMNTJb
12/27
2019
A very Merry #Christmas from everyone at Scotland's Rural College. Have a wonderful day! #ChristmasDayhttps://t.co/styvTlFWTt
12/25
2019
Priecīgus Ziemassvētkus! Festive wishes from the ESOL students at our Elmwood campus! https://t.co/5xary0dvGv
12/24
2019
We're closed now until January 2020, so have a very merry festive period and we'll see you in the #NewYear! 🎄⛄🎁🕯️… https://t.co/YdeEe447Ec
12/23
2019
Crofters in the Highlands and Islands will be offered solutions to common grazing dilemmas at two workshops in the… https://t.co/aU3rJkDgHWThere's been Christmas jumpers galore at SRUC this week in the run-up to Christmas! 🎄🎅 #MerryChristmashttps://t.co/yWqNPVCrrX🎶It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas🎶 Staff and students at SRUC have been donning their best Christmas jum… https://t.co/ldc47rDHp1Not only is it almost the weekend, it's only five days till #Christmas! Have a lovely weekend, whatever you get up… https://t.co/GCcSDS7vzp
12/20
2019
A former construction worker, a chef and a waitress are among a group of mature students receiving a cash gift at C… https://t.co/vP1zgYfgQ7We're looking to hear from @ScotGamekeepers & @BASCnews gamekeepers, stalkers and ghillies to find out more about t… https://t.co/xyDMv7Xzy0We're hosting free agronomy workshops around the country with @TheAHDB and @FASScot in January, which will include… https://t.co/2WHnauzz0v"It was not only a great opportunity to learn about agriculture, it was also a great life experience." @SRUCAlumnihttps://t.co/Z5OToFKF0v
12/19
2019
This Christmas we asked staff and students across our campuses to reflect on their year and tell us what three word… https://t.co/ei13P0L6vfCongratulations to former Golf Management student Kyle McClung, who was named top student greenkeeper in Scotland a… https://t.co/M5CLIw1RhfWow, I'm flattered @outdoorscots! The @JamesHuttonInst group did a great deal of work. Always fun to partner with… https://t.co/ZwNWui3PTI
Retweeted by SRUCThere's still time to fill in our survey investigating management practice for triplet lambs. SRUC researchers are… https://t.co/cpbFH1Qoj0
12/18
2019
This week @BBCFarmingToday has been focusing on using data in farming to make decisions, and featured SRUC's… https://t.co/hcdza37ZWCIt's not long till #Christmas and we hope you're feeling as festive as we are! 🎅🎄 Season's greeting from everyone… https://t.co/pnAv7w8EVRFounder of @skyeseaweed and @SRUCAlumni Ben Oakes began making natural skincare products using locally harvested se… https://t.co/n6mJtBnV5UEdinburgh agriculture students studying Livestock Management Systems recently visited @BarnsideFarm in Abbey St. Na… https://t.co/bptuNLTp0M
12/17
2019
Staff at SRUC Edinburgh have swapped their traditional Secret Santa gifts for food bank donations, using the money… https://t.co/WLFf74BrOPEuropean sheep network @SheepNetEU has been given a new lease of life after securing funding for three years from… https://t.co/yTXjCas3z3
12/16
2019
The 2019 edition of "SRUC Community", the magazine for our @SRUCAlumni & Friends, is in the post and all our alumni… https://t.co/hhAazRgUhn
12/13
2019
HNC and HND Professional and Level 1 and Level 2 Professional Cookery students are in the midst of the fully booked… https://t.co/1I3V2SThvtLOVE bringing @SRUC students to visit @BarnsideFarm. Fantastic morning, huge thanks to you both!! https://t.co/euBDdNCkMu
Retweeted by SRUCThe newly appointed Lead Potato Researcher & Consultant for Scotland will use his first public appearance to highli… https://t.co/gQwY1iOEap
12/12
2019
Agriculture students from our Ayr campus recently visited Kirkton and Auchtertyre farms to learn more about upland… https://t.co/UMHJWbzh5JSRUC's @DavyMcCracken talks us through the challenges that Kirkton and Auchtertyre farms face, from steep ground to… https://t.co/zuy1Vn7UKi#DYK we have a Hill & Mountain Research Centre based at Kirkton and Auchtertyre Farms near Crianlarich, which allow… https://t.co/zVbHChgLkG
12/11
2019
The line up for the @oxfordfarming 2020 has been announced and includes speakers such as SRUC honorary Professor, J… https://t.co/cNMBECY0cXOur latest #CropClinic update is now available to read online, with detailed information on ploughing, pests, weeds… https://t.co/u0busfzKFaThe importance of ensuring a future for ‘high nature value’ farmlands across the globe has been highlighted in a ne… https://t.co/NGl6RqbTWk
12/10
2019
Each month @pressjournal speak to a young farmer. This month @SRUCAlumni and Shetland-based Beef & Sheep farmer… https://t.co/OrkxTCbgDgThe #SONAAR report looks at antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance in a range of human and animal infection… https://t.co/3CqUY3UBiuThe new Scottish One Health Antimicrobial Use and Antimicrobial Resistance Report (#SONAAR) is online now. Ongoing… https://t.co/iFDuHI7RDFA @scotgov funded project carried out by @ConsultingSAC has led to SRUC specialists encouraging dairy farmers to pr… https://t.co/PNXuzOud0c
12/9
2019
Haven't decided what type of real #ChristmasTree to buy this year? @SRUCAlumni Cameron from the Kilted Christmas T… https://t.co/ILbJlVr5Yy
12/8
2019
Heading out to pick your #ChristmasTree this weekend but haven't decided whether to go for a real or artificial one… https://t.co/wBz4cwu6wh
12/6
2019

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