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Hutton Hut unveiled at community allotment (News)

A dilapidated shed that was earmarked for demolition has been given a new lease of life at the centre of a vibrant community initiative in a once-neglected plot of land thanks to some enterprising allotment holders in Aberdeen. ... Read more

Blueberry boost for British business (News)

As the popularity of blueberries with shoppers continues to grow apace, researchers at the James Hutton Institute are working with growers and processors on projects designed to secure the place of UK-grown berries in the market. ... Read more

Glensaugh Holiday Apartment (Page)

Glensaugh Research Station now a holiday apartment which is available throughout the year. An integral part of Glensaugh Lodge, the apartment is run by Sue Barrie, wife of Donald, manager at Glensaugh. The apartment sleeps five ... Read more

Scottish researchers keep Malawi links alive (News)

Scotland’s links with Malawi, first forged almost 200 years ago by the explorer and missionary David Livingstone, are being kept alive through environmental projects involving Scottish researchers and communities in the Afri ... Read more

Understanding and resolving land use conflicts (Page)

Mountain biking in Scotland is the first volume in a series of discussion papers on Understanding and resolving land use conflicts. ... Read more

Sawfly decline could impact bird numbers (News)

The intensification of agriculture could have an impact on threatened populations of farmland birds due to its effect on one of their most important food sources, the sawfly. In the first genetic study of farmland sawflies in th ... Read more

Heat stress study could protect potato yields (News)

The hot climates of Egypt, Israel and Southern Europe may have seemed like a world away to UK potato growers gathered at Balruddery Farm near Dundee on 8 August for the country’s largest potato field event but the experience ... Read more

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.