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Sheep farming at Glensaugh (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, September 08, 2017

The challenge of marginal land: efficient utilisation of the managed natural environment

Come to our Glensaugh farm on Wednesday 13th September to hear about research for efficient management of upland systems for sheep and woodland.

Digital soil map of Scotland (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, September 08, 2017

Digital mapping techniques to improve knowledge of British soils

An innovative research project supported by the Macaulay Development Trust aims to create the first unified digital map of soil properties within Great Britain.

Honeyberry (Lonicera caerulea) (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, September 01, 2017

Researchers to look into commercial potential of volcanic dust boosted honeyberries

A research collaboration involving the James Hutton Institute is looking into the commercial potential of honeyberries grown using volcanic rock dust fertiliser.

Forest near Ballater (c) James Hutton Institute
Monday, August 28, 2017

Potential of social innovation in focus at international forest research conference

The potential offered by social innovation to improve the livelihoods of remote forest-dependent communities will be discussed at a special session of the International Union of Forest Research Organisations 125th anniversary congress.

The Mylnefield Lipid Analisys team (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, August 24, 2017

Mylnefield Lipid Analysis claims first place in prestigious proficiency testing programme

James Hutton Limited's dedicated lipid laboratory has scooped the first place in the GOED Nutraceuticals Series of the AOCS Laboratory Proficiency Programme, the world's most respected testing programme for oil and fat related commodities.

Atlantic oakwood pasture (David Genney)
Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Native plants need re-seeding after rhododendron removal

Native plants need a helping hand if they are to recover from invasive rhododendron, a team of ecologists including scientists from the James Hutton Institute has found.

The announcement was made at this year's Potatoes in Practice event (c) JHI
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Plans to strengthen China links announced at Potatoes in Practice 2017

Plans to establish a £3m partnership between China’s Xisen Potato Industry Group Co. Ltd and our commercial subsidiary James Hutton Limited were announced at this year’s Potatoes in Practice event.

Kirsty Black, Farmers Weekly Rising Star (BillyPix/FarmersWeekly)
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Rising Star Award goes to entrepreneurial Hutton scientist

Kirsty Black, an enterprising plant scientist and master distiller with links to the James Hutton Institute and Abertay University, has been chosen as one of Farmers Weekly’s first-ever Rising Stars.

Blueberries (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Blueberry breeding consortium launched in Dundee

A Blueberry Breeding Consortium including members from three European countries held its inaugural meeting at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee yesterday.

River flooding onto fields (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Dramatic changes needed in farming practices to keep pace with climate change

Major changes in agricultural practices will be required to offset increases in nutrient losses due to climate change, according to research published by a scientific consortium including the James Hutton Institute.

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