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12 Oct 2018

NEWBIE award to highlight Europe's best new farmers

The James Hutton Institute

"Whether they’re developing a new business on an existing farm, or starting out on their own, young people work long hours for years to make their businesses a success"

4 Oct 2018

New grants for groundbreaking plant science research

The James Hutton Institute

"One of the most pressing questions for this research area is how to rationally predict the outcome of plant-microbiome interactions under agriculture-relevant conditions"

2 Oct 2018

Exploring the potential of remote sensing to estimate peatland carbon emissions

The James Hutton Institute

"The application of remote sensing to models of carbon fluxes is a viable research method over Northern peatlands, but further work is needed to develop more comprehensive carbon cycle models"

25 Sep 2018

Now available: September 2018 issue of Hutton Highlights

The James Hutton Institute

"We'd love to hear what you think of it, so please send us your comments" The latest issue of Hutton Highlights, the James Hutton Institute's quarterly review, is now available from our Hutton Highlights pages.

21 Sep 2018

Improved genetic marker for precise and accurate EPH barley screening

The James Hutton Institute

"This project serves as a successful example of industry academic collaboration supported by the International Barley Hub"

21 Sep 2018

Hutton researcher success in Converge Challenge 2018

The James Hutton Institute

"Dr Orrell’s MycoNourish product customises the interactions of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and plant roots to suit specific production systems"

20 Sep 2018

New farmers award launched to highlight innovation, entrepreneurship and resilience

The James Hutton Institute

"Whether they’re developing a new business on an existing farm, or starting out on their own, young people work long hours for years to make their businesses a success"

14 Sep 2018

James Hutton Institute acknowledges V&A Dundee’s impact

The James Hutton Institute

"The new V&A Dundee is a magnificent building, and the fact that it has been inspired by Scotland’s landscape directly connects it with the work of our scientists"

13 Sep 2018

Shortlist announced for 2018 Nature of Scotland Awards

The James Hutton Institute

"The shortlist represents a cross-section of businesses, charities, the public sector and individuals working towards conserving the country’s unique wildlife and natural environment"

13 Sep 2018

Calling on farmers and field managers: join the Plant Teams Field Lab

The James Hutton Institute

"The aim of the Plant Teams Field Lab is to harness the potential of crop species mixtures to improve Scottish yield stability, soil fertility, reduce pest and disease damage, and increase resilience to climate stress"

12 Sep 2018

Hutton research reflected in Hydro Nation 2018 report

The James Hutton Institute

"The Hydro Nations Scholars Programme is developing some of the brightest global talent to become the water leaders of the future and the reputation of the programme is receiving international recognition"

10 Sep 2018

International Barley Hub shortlisted for VIBES climate change award

The James Hutton Institute

"The VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards are a great chance to recognise business leadership in sustainable environmental investment"

7 Sep 2018

Now available: Hutton Women in Science booklet

The James Hutton Institute

“We hope our booklet inspires interest and contributes to a future generation of female scientists”

6 Sep 2018

Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences and James Hutton Institute establish collaborative links

The James Hutton Institute

"The agreement outlines cooperation in crop breeding, genomics, pests and disease control and sustainable soil management, by way of academic exchanges and joint research programmes"

6 Sep 2018

MycoNourish announced as finalist of Converge Challenge 2018

The James Hutton Institute

"Dr Orrell’s MycoNourish product customises the interactions of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and plant roots to suit specific production systems"

3 Sep 2018

James Hutton Group welcomes UK-China seed potato deal

The James Hutton Institute

"This agreement builds on sixteen years of sustained efforts by the James Hutton Institute and its forebears, looking for opportunities to translate science into commercial impact"

3 Sep 2018

Views sought on attitudes towards future of dairy farming in UK and Ireland

The James Hutton Institute

"There’s a feeling that the industry and the public are out of step about the realities of dairy farming and this survey aims to collect rigorous data on farmers’ views on the future of their industry to help provide more clarity"

31 Aug 2018

Scotland creates Europe’s first ‘Entanglement Alliance’

A new research project into marine animal entanglements in Scottish waters has been launched.

31 Aug 2018

There’s No Place Like Home

The Scottish Home Pony will return to the Scottish National Equestrian Centre in West Lothian in 2019 and 2020.

30 Aug 2018

Scottish hops a viable commercial crop, Hutton research finds

The James Hutton Institute

"We are now proud to pass the baton to farmers, brewers and researchers, who will hopefully take Scottish hops to the next stage of development"

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