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Soil management project to support sustainability (News)

Increased cereal yields for UK farmers and lower greenhouse gas emissions are the key objectives of a ground breaking new £644,000 research project commissioned by the HGCA and led by international soil and crop research pio ... Read more

Water Works competition June winner announced (News)

The June winner of our monthly schools photographic competition Water Works is 15-year-old Julian Scott from Dundee. Describing his entry Julian said: "It was a rainy day and I was out in the garden taking some pictures. Aft ... Read more

James Hutton Institute invests in farming futures (News)

The James Hutton Institute has announced a major boost to its experimental farming centre at Balruddery near the village of Fowlis in Angus. Balruddery Farm, including the Institute’s Centre for Sustainable Cropping, will be ... Read more

Weekend wood ant walks (News)

The UK Wood Ants Steering Group is inviting the public to attend a wood ant walk on Saturday 30 June or Sunday 1 July as part of the National Insect Week celebrations. The wood ant walks will take place at Mar Lodge, Bennachie, G ... Read more

Conference to discuss Roots to the Future (News)

Global experts on one of the last frontiers of agricultural and ecological sciences will congregate in Dundee this week (26-29 June) to discuss how their research could lead to sustainable increases in crop productivity and more e ... Read more

Cooking up a storm of science (News)

Too many cooks may spoil the broth but when top chefs share their public kitchen with Scotland’s leading nutrition and food production scientists at this year’s Royal Highland Show (RHS), audiences can look forward to ... Read more

James Hutton goes to the Royal Highland Show (News)

The distinguished eighteenth century gentleman striding purposefully round this year’s Royal Highland Show at Ingliston will be none other than James Hutton, the Scottish Enlightenment scientist who influenced Charles Darwin ... Read more

SSCR Annual Lecture 2012 photos (Gallery)

The 2012 Scottish Society for Crop Research (SSCR) Annual Lecture was given by Mr Michael Hamell, Head of Unit, Agriculture, Forests and Soil, Environment Directorate-General, European Commission. His talk was entitled “Envi ... Read more

Joint winners for prestigious research prize (News)

Two young scientists working at the James Hutton Institute have been jointly awarded the Peter Massalski Prize for meritorious research. This year’s award panel were so impressed by the calibre of nominations that they deci ... Read more

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