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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Farmers and crofters – can you help shape the future of farming practices in Scotland?

SEFARI Gateway and the Food, Farming and Countryside Commission (FFCC) are funding a collaborative project between the James Hutton Institute, the Soil Association Scotland, and Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society (SAOS) to carry out research in relation to farming practices in Scotland.

An image of barley crops
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

International Barley Hub Seminar Series: Barley Varieties - The Recommendation System

The latest seminar of the International Barley Hub took place on Tuesday 22nd June and discussed Barley Varieties - The Recommendation System. It was led by Dr Paul Gosling and chaired by George Lawrie, IBH.

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Friday, June 18, 2021

Arable Scotland's Arable Conversations: Sustainable Rotations and Soils, Legumes, Cover Crops and Cash Crops

Join us at Arable Scotland on 29th June for a virtual Arable Conversation with Pete Iannetta (James Hutton Institute), Ed Brown (Hutchinsons), Dick Neale (Hutchinsons), Christine Watson (SRUC) and Paul Hargreaves (SRUC), which will look at the topic of sustainable rotations.

New European partnership to exploit barley resources and speed up breeding
Wednesday, June 09, 2021

New UK-Europe partnership to exploit barley resources and speed up breeding

International Barley Hub scientists have been awarded a prestigious International Partnership award from BBSRC to strengthen the link between world-leading research teams between the UK and Europe. The aim of the grant is to create new working relationships and opportunities among emerging early/mid-career barley scientists.

Arable Scotland 2021 promotional image
Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Arable Scotland 2021: spotlight on markets, IPM, sustainability and net-zero

Arable Scotland, the premier event for the Scottish arable industry, returns on 29th June 2021. Now in its third year, the event brings together the key players in food production, academia and farming to discuss key issues and provide a wealth of information to support the arable farming industry.

Publicity image for Tayside Climate Beacon
Thursday, June 03, 2021

New Tayside partnership announced as one of seven Climate Beacons for COP26

The James Hutton Institute is delighted to support one of seven Climate Beacons that are taking shape across Scotland in the run-up to and beyond the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference that’s happening in Glasgow this November.

James Hutton by Sir Henry Raeburn (c) Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Thursday, June 03, 2021

James Hutton, Scotland’s forgotten genius

Two hundred and ninety five years ago, one of the most influential Scots ever was born: a man whose influence on our understanding of the earth was revolutionary at the time and has unlocked vast areas of related knowledge since then.

Screenshot of Hutton Highlights, June 2021 issue
Thursday, June 03, 2021

Now available: June 2021 issue of Hutton Highlights

The June 2021 issue of Hutton Highlights, the James Hutton Institute's quarterly review, is now available.

Prof Chris Gilligan, new Hutton board member
Tuesday, June 01, 2021

New appointment to James Hutton Institute board of directors: Prof Chris Gilligan

The James Hutton Institute has announced the appointment of Professor Chris Gilligan to its Board of Directors, effective from the 1st of June. Professor Gilligan is Head of Epidemiology and Modelling Group in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Cambridge.

Soil forensic analysis (c) James Hutton Institute
Monday, May 31, 2021

How soil on boots helped trace a killer to a crime scene

The critical role soil can play in forensic investigations has again been highlighted by the involvement of the James Hutton Institute's soil forensics team in a high-profile case, this time the inquiry by Police Scotland into the disappearance and murder of Emma Faulds, whose remains were found in Glentrool Forest, Dumfries and Galloway, in J

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