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Visitors at Potatoes in Practice 2016 (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Potatoes in Practice: Britain’s largest technical potato field event is coming up

Come to Potatoes in Practice, GB's largest potato field day at our Balruddery Farm near Dundee.

Soil forensic analysis (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Soil, a key trace material in forensic investigations

Soil's role in forensic investigations has been again highlighted by the involvement of the James Hutton Institute's soil forensics team in the investigation into the disappearance of toddler Ben Needham 26 years ago.

Small pearl-bordered fritillary (courtesy Rose Toney)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Come and enjoy Scotland's biggest biodiversity bonanza

Join our BioBlitz event in Aberdeen and help us record the outstanding biodiversity of North East Scotland.

Christopher Schulz (courtesy Hydro Nation Scholars programme)
Friday, July 14, 2017

First Hydro Nation scholar concludes studies

Christopher Schulz has become the first Hydro Nation scholar to complete studies, with a thesis on water governance in the Upper Paraguay River Basin.

Blueberries in bush (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, July 14, 2017

Blueberry growers advised to remain alert about recently-detected pest

Ericaphis scammelli, a known vector of blueberry scorch virus, has been detected in Scotland and growers are advised to remain vigilant about any infestations.

Blind tasting session at Fruit for the Future (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Berry latest research on show at Fruit for the Future

Fruit for the Future is the annual showcase of soft fruit research including scientific presentations, outdoors demonstrations and walks through experimental plots, presented by the James Hutton Institute and the Scottish Society for Crop Research.

Scientists discussed heritage of bere barley in Orkney (c) James Hutton Inst
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Understanding the living heritage of bere barley for a more sustainable future

Scientists from the James Hutton Institute, together with growers, land managers, funders, industry representatives, regulators and policy makers, met in Orkney to discuss how bere barley can help provide value for Scotland and solve global problems.

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Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Dutch Royal Palace hears about social innovation in Scotland, Europe and beyond

Professor Maria Nijnik from our Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences group offered a talk on social innovation as part of a symposium held at the Royal Palace Amsterdam, with TM the King and Queen of the Netherlands in attendance.

Cereals in Practice (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Latest varieties and research on show at Cereals in Practice

Cereals in Practice is the annual showcase of variety trials and research organised by the James Hutton Institute, SRUC (Scotland's Rural College) and the Scottish Society for Crop Research.

Best Soil in Show 2017 prizegiving at the Royal Highland Show
Friday, June 23, 2017

Moray has got the Best Soil in Show 2017

Knock Farm has been declared the Best Soil winner jointly by NFUS President Andrew McCornick and Soil Association Chief Executive, Helen Browning, at the Royal Highland Show 2017.

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