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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited the Hutton marquee at the Highland Show
Monday, June 24, 2019

A very successful Royal Highland Show 2019 for Hutton science

The James Hutton Institute’s world-leading research in crops, land and the environment was successfully demonstrated at the Royal Highland Show 2019, with a steady stream of visitors of all ages, including UK and Scottish politicians and elected representatives.

Richard Gospel receives the Best Soil in Show 2019 award
Friday, June 21, 2019

Aberdeenshire has the Best Soil in Show 2019

Richard Gospel, of Hassiewells Farm near Rothienorman, has been announced as the winner of Best Soil in Show at the Royal Highland Show 2019, with Alistair Brunton, of Balmonth Farm by Carnbee in Fife, scooping the Young Farmers prize for a second time.

David Mundell MP speaks at James Hutton Institute marquee
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Tay Cities Deal success celebrated at Royal Highland Show 2019

The James Hutton Institute celebrated its Tay Cities Deal success at this year's Royal Highland Show alongside industry guests and stakeholders, with the support of the Rt Hon David Mundell, Secretary of State for Scotland.

The James Hutton Institute's marquee at the Royal Highland Show
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Research and innovation that underpin Scotland’s larder: come and see it at the Royal Highland Show 2019

The James Hutton Institute’s world-leading contributions to crops, land and the environment through cutting-edge research will be presented at the Show through exhibits portraying the future of agriculture, vertical farming, developments in soft fruit, IPM, peatland restoration, water research, forestry, soil health and more.

Produce growing on IGS Ltd's vertical farm at our Dundee site
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

James Hutton Institute congratulates Intelligent Growth Solutions on achieving £5.4m funding boost

Professor Colin Campbell, Chief Executive of the James Hutton Institute, has congratulated IGS on attracting £5.4m in funding to achieve global growth in vertical farming.

Screenshot of Hutton Highlights, June 2019 issue (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Now available: June 2019 issue of Hutton Highlights

The June 2019 issue of Hutton Highlights, the James Hutton Institute's quarterly review, is now available.

Potato crops are at the centre of a new partnership (c) James Hutton Institute
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

New partnership to tackle potato industry challenges

Scotland's three main knowledge, consultancy and research centres for potato have joined forces on a new partnership, designed to drive innovation and commercialisation.

Hutton delegation at SEFARI Student Showcase 2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Excellent science on display at SEFARI Student Showcase 2019

Students from all SEFARI institutes took part in the SEFARI Student Showcase 2019, with Hutton student Aurélia Bézanger achieving second place.

Peat harvesting (c) James Hutton Institute
Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Human activity means UK peatlands contribute to climate change

The UK’s peatlands are making a significant contribution to our greenhouse gas emissions because of the way they are managed, a major new study has shown.

Opti-Oat researchers have developed the first UK Oat Growth Guide
Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Research consortium launches first UK Oat Growth Guide

Researchers of the Opti-Oat consortium have launched the UK's first Oat Growth Guide to increase understanding of winter and spring oats through crop growth and development benchmarks.

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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.