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World leading animal welfare expert Temple Grandin speaks at SRUC seminar

A world renowned animal behaviour professor has told an SRUC seminar that to increase animal welfare we must move away from words and take a more sensory based approach.

Fergus Ewing addresses New Entrants conference

Rural Economy Cabinet Secretary Fergus Ewing has indicated he hopes to increase the funding available to new entrants and young farmers.

SRUC researcher leads study into food waste to improving global food security

Almost a fifth of the food made available to consumers is lost through over-eating or waste, according to a study led by an SRUC researcher.

Brian Hosie lays down his scalpel in change of leadership at SAC Consulting Veterinary Services

Brian Hosie has laid down his scalpel after retiring from his role as Head of SAC Consulting Veterinary Services – with George Caldow stepping into his wellies.

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