'Tis culinary season at Elmwood campus

You can find the newest seasonal courses at our Elmwood campus below and download the course flyer. For more details, email or call 01224 711 126.

24 November: A Taste of Asia

How to balance and cook with spices to create three exquisite dishes from Burma, India and Thailand.
9am-4:30pm, £120 (price includes a light lunch).

30 November: Easy Entertaining

In this course we will show you some of the trade secrets used in a professional kitchen, so you can impress guests at home with your new found culinary skills!
9am-4:30pm, £120 (price includes a light lunch).

1 December: Christmas Desserts

With tips and plate up ideas you will impress your guests without being tied to the kitchen for hours.
9am-4:30pm, £120 (price includes a light lunch).


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LambCrop 2022

SAC Consulting’s sheep specialists have organised a series of meetings highlighting how to minimise losses at lambing time, through using the latest research, nutrition and hearing from farmers who’s management results in low losses and excellent results at lambing.

16 February 7:30-9pm on Zoom (register for the event): Indoor lambing – Optimising live lambs

  • Poppy Frater, SAC Consulting, Sheep and Grassland Specialist: Ewe nutrition and management for lambing success
  • Graham Lofthouse, Bankhouse Farm, Targeting zero lamb losses
  • Heather Stevenson, SAC Consulting Vets, Veterinary Investigation Officer: The latest on Joint Ill and Watery mouth prevention

23 February 7:30-9pm on Zoom (register for the event): Maximise lamb crop in the hard hill environment

  • Poppy Frater, SAC Consulting, Sheep and Grassland Specialist: Feeding and managing hill ewes for lambing
  • Fiona Mcauliffe, SRUC, PhD student: Investigating the causes of unexplained lamb loss on Highland farms and crofts
  • Bobby Lennox, Shantron Farm, Blackface sheep: genetics and management for rearing success

2 March 7:30-9pm on Zoom (register for the event): Outdoor lambing in the Uplands

  • Poppy Frater, SAC Consulting, Sheep and Grassland Specialist: Proactive flock management and nutrition for outdoor lambing
  • Neil McGowan, Incheoch Farm, Lleyn breeder: Cost-effective rearing success outdoors
  • Cathy Dwyer, SRUC, Animal Behaviour and Welfare Researcher: Considering ewe behaviour outdoors for a positive lambing season

2021 Graduation

Here you can find the timetable for this year's graduation and read about how to prepare for it and what happens on the day.

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Virtual open days

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