Around 67,000 people are employed in the agricultural sector in Scotland, according to the latest statistics published in Agriculture Facts and Figures 2018 which details the value of agriculture to the Scottish economy.

We are encouraging diversity and change in the farming and agriculture sectors because we want it to be representative of modern, Scottish society.


We aim to do this by:


The Scottish Rural College provides a diverse range of courses at a number of campuses around Scotland.


Scottish Government
Agricultural and Rural Economy Directorate
Saughton House

Email: ceu@gov.scot 

Telephone: 0300 244 4000

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