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Professor Marc Sutter
Thursday, July 20, 2023

Hutton brings international phosphorus event to Dundee

A biennial international event focused on one of the essential nutrients for crop production and land management is to be held in Dundee next year (2024).

Frances Sandison, a life cycle analyst at The James Hutton Institute. Photo from
Monday, July 17, 2023

Scotland’s renewables boost vertical farming credentials

Scotland’s increasing use of renewable energy could make vertical farming techniques more climate friendly than the traditional ways our greens are grown in fields, according to researchers in Aberdeen.

riparian tree planting
Friday, July 14, 2023

Boosting tree planting around rivers and streams

The James Hutton Institute has supported new riparian tree planting measures set out by Scottish Forestry to boost nature recovery and biodiversity.

Dr Hancock
Thursday, July 13, 2023

Hutton’s Advanced Plant Growth Centre strengthens its leadership team with new deputy director

The James Hutton Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Robert Hancock as Deputy Director of the Advanced Plant Growth Centre (APGC).

Dr Xavier Alexis Walter, a senior researcher in water and wastewater management
Thursday, July 13, 2023

Scientists spending a penny in the name of wastewater science

Scientists at The James Hutton Institute are contributing more than just their grey cells to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy use – thanks to a newly installed urinal.

Fruit for the Future
Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Hutton collaborates with Scottish Society for Crop Research to pave the way for Scotland’s Fruitful Future

The James Hutton Institute and the Scottish Society for Crop Research (SSCR) are collaborating to present this year’s Fruit for the Future showcase at Invergowrie, Dundee on the 27th of July 2023.

L-R  Colin Campbell, CEO of Hutton; Duncan Macalister winner; John Lamont MSP
Monday, July 10, 2023

Scotland’s Best Soil in Show winner crowned

The James Hutton Institute has awarded Duncan Macalister of Glenbarr farm in Kintyre the “Best Soil in Show” trophy during the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh last month (June).

New study could sew seeds of change for barley
Thursday, July 06, 2023

New study could sow seeds of change for barley

Experts from the University of Dundee and James Hutton Institute have teamed up with scientists from across Europe as part of a major project that could unlock several new uses for the popular crop.

Expect more record temperatures, say Hutton experts
Wednesday, July 05, 2023

Expect more record temperatures, say Hutton experts

June’s record breaking UK temperatures should not be a surprise – more a sign of things to come, according to experts at The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen.

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