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Experts will be on hand to offer advice (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, June 26, 2015

Cereals in Practice moves to NE Scotland

The popular cereals event, which will see the James Hutton Institute and SRUC joining forces to offer advice and information, is taking place in NE Scotland for the first time.

SIFSS screenshot (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, June 25, 2015

James Hutton Institute welcomes Defra’s open data vision

The James Hutton Institute has welcomed the announcement made by Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss that Defra is to release its data reserves to create opportunities for people in the UK making their living from food, farming and the environment.

Raspberries bred at the James Hutton Institute (c) James Hutton Institute
Friday, June 19, 2015

£1.3 million in new research could mean a sweeter deal for Scottish berry producers

Three new pioneering research projects led by the James Hutton Group and funded by the UK Government aim to revolutionise Scottish berry production.

Phil Hogan and Aileen McLeod present Best Soil in Show award to David Scott-Park
Thursday, June 18, 2015

Dunbartonshire has the Best Soil in Show 2015

The Best Soil in Show 2015 award has been presented to David Scott Park, Portnellan Farm, by EU Commissioner Phil Hogan and Scottish Environment Minister Aileen Macleod.

New Zealand flatworm (courtesy)
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Where in the UK are New Zealand flatworms and what are they up to?

Scientists at Aberdeen University and the James Hutton Institute are calling on gardeners to help in tracing the whereabouts of New Zealand flatworms in the UK.

Potatoes (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Potatoes: what are the threats they face and what can we do to save them?

Dr Glenn Bryan and Dr David Cooke from our Cell and Molecular Sciences group will take part in a Q&A session of Sense About Science's Plant Science Panel, to discuss potatoes and the threats they face.

Hartwood Farm (c) James Hutton Institute
Monday, June 15, 2015

Geothermal energy projects awarded quarter million

Five feasibility projects across Scotland, including the James Hutton Institute's Hartwood Farm, have been awarded £234,025 to investigate how thermal energy can be used to heat homes and businesses.

Minister Jamie Hepburn visited our Dundee site (c) James Hutton Institute
Thursday, June 11, 2015

Health minister visits to find out more about our research

The Scottish Government Minister for Sport, Health Improvement and Mental Health, Jamie Hepburn, visited the James Hutton Institute and its commercial subsidiary James Hutton Limited to learn about ongoing research.

By NASA image by Robert Simmon and Marit Jentoft-Nilsen, based on MODIS data. [P
Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Global Research Alliance Modelling Platform unveiled on World Environment Day

GRAMP, a new platform that aims to become a hub for agricultural greenhouse gas researchers, has been launched on World Environment Day 2015.

Potato beds at Balruddery Farm (c) James Hutton Institute
Monday, June 08, 2015

Royal Highland Show 2015, time to celebrate our soils

At Scotland's most important farming and countryside event, the James Hutton Institute will showcase the contribution its science and research makes to the success of Scottish farming and land-based industries.

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