3 Jul 2017

Biobest and Moredun celebrate 18 years of rabies serology testing collaboration

Moredun

Biobest and Moredun are celebrating the ‘coming of age’ of their collaboration to provide rabies serology testing for the international movement of pet cats and dogs.

23 Jun 2017

Moray has got the Best Soil in Show 2017

The James Hutton Institute

"Best Soil in Show highlights the importance of soil for productivity as well as sustaining a wide range of benefits to our environment. The soils submitted to the competition represent the best of Scotland’s high quality soils"

23 Jun 2017

Researchers urge agricultural industry to challenge barriers to women farmers

The James Hutton Institute

"This report is a welcome insight into Scotland’s agricultural sector. While the report recognises the hugely valuable role that women play in our farming sector, it also highlights some significant challenges"

23 Jun 2017

Plans to establish James Hutton Foundation announced

The James Hutton Institute

"Hutton was willing to challenge the accepted wisdom of that time and to create a new vision of how the world was formed and how it is constantly evolving"

21 Jun 2017

Scotland’s first vertical indoor farm to be operational by Autumn 2017

The James Hutton Institute

"This initiative combines our world-leading knowledge of plant science at the James Hutton Institute and IGS’ entrepreneurship to develop efficient ways of growing plants on a small footprint with low energy and water input"

20 Jun 2017

Researchers ‘engineer’ heat tolerance in potato crops

The James Hutton Institute

“This research will assist breeders in developing heat tolerant varieties, particularly important for seed exports to warmer countries”

14 Jun 2017

Over a thousand visitors welcomed during Open Farm Sunday

The James Hutton Institute

"Our open day was a tremendous success with lots of visitors who had a great time despite some intermittent rain showers"

14 Jun 2017

'Plant teams' may help feed a rising population, researchers say

The James Hutton Institute

"This is a great opportunity to use our leading scientific expertise to make a positive and practical contribution to the sustainability of our food production systems"

12 Jun 2017

TRUE food security explored from a legume-based perspective

The James Hutton Institute

"TRUE aims to pinpoint the role of legumes in harmonising the often-conflicting needs of the ‘environment’, ‘society’ and ‘business’, the so-called three pillars of sustainability"

12 Jun 2017

European grant to examine effects of zinc and copper on ageing process

The Rowett Institute

Scientists have received funding to investigate the role of zinc and copper on ageing.

8 Jun 2017

European agribusiness representatives visit to establish potato links

The James Hutton Institute

“The James Hutton Institute is globally recognised as a centre of excellence for potato research and James Hutton Limited manages some of the largest, commercially funded, potato breeding programmes in the UK"

6 Jun 2017

James Hutton Institute backs Technician Commitment

The James Hutton Institute

"By working collectively, we can ensure the future prosperity of technical skills in higher education and research"

30 May 2017

Third gold for Potato Story at Chelsea Flower Show

The James Hutton Institute

"This is a fantastic success for Morrice and Ann and truly showcases the diversity of potato."

30 May 2017

What will become of Scotland's moors?

The James Hutton Institute

"It was particularly timely to contribute to one of the world’s leading map publishing organisation following on from the 70th anniversary of the Institute being given responsibility for the national mapping of Scotland’s soils"

25 May 2017

Four new appointments to James Hutton Institute board

The James Hutton Institute

“The Hutton board reflects the broad interests of the research institute in the knowledge we need to combine understanding and perspectives of the environment, agriculture and food if we are to solve the really big issues around sustainable land use”

25 May 2017

Understanding heritage barley for a more sustainable future

The James Hutton Institute

“Our event aims to provide an insight into state-of-art in the research on and application of this fascinating Scottish heritage resource for future crop sustainability”

20 May 2017

Launch of VetBioNet – a European project to combat animal infectious diseases

Moredun

Moredun is a partner in VetBioNet which aims to reinforce the cooperation between Europe’s leading high-containment research infrastructures to advance research on epizootic and zoonotic diseases and to promote technological developments.

17 May 2017

Come and experience the power of plants on Plant Power Day

The James Hutton Institute

"Our Plant Power open day is a wonderful chance for everyone to come and learn about and be amazed by our relationship with plants"

15 May 2017

Professor Tim Jackson announced as speaker of 40th TB Macaulay Lecture

The James Hutton Institute

"Professor Jackson’s book, 'Prosperity without Growth' is a landmark in the sustainability debate"

11 May 2017

Blight map reveals evolution of potato disease in Europe

The James Hutton Institute

"The pathogen population is constantly evolving which can challenge the effectiveness of disease management practices"

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