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The original HFRO brass name plate
This web site was set up on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the founding, on 1st April 1954, of the Hill Farming Research Organisation, in the hope that it will enable ex-members of staff to keep in touch and share memories
HFRO ceased to exist on 1st April 1987 when it was merged with the Macaulay Institute for Soil Research to create the Macaulay Land Use Research Institute. Many staff remained at Bush then moved to Pentlandfield until Spring 1992 when all remaining staff moved to Aberdeen.
Reunion 2019The 2019 Reunion lunch has been booked at the Inchture Hotel between Dundee and Perth on Saturday 8th June.
Get in touch with any of us if you want to come:
Reunion 2018The 2018 Reunion lunch was held at the Inchture Hotel on Saturday 9th June.
Reunion 2017The 2017 Reunion lunch was held at the Inchture Hotel on Saturday 3rd June.
Reunion 2016The 2016 Reunion lunch was held at the Inchture Hotel on Saturday 11th June.
Reunion 2015The 2015 Reunion lunch was held at the Inchture Hotel on Saturday 6th June.
Reunion 2014The 2014 60th Anniversary Reunion lunch was held at the Inchture Hotel on Saturday 7th June.
The 2013 Reunion lunch was held on Saturday 8th June at the Inchture Hotel.
The 2012 Reunion lunch was held on Saturday 2nd June at the Inchture Hotel.
The 2011 Reunion lunch was held on Saturday 4th June at the Inchture Hotel.
The 2010 Reunion lunch on 5th June went off very well and was enjoyed by all 27 people who attended.
We were even (and unexpectedly) entertained by a pipe band.
The web site includes:
You can also use the links below the title line...
Contact Alan Sibbald (who likes to call himself the Webmaster!) if you would like to submit any photos, documents, memories etc to add to the site.
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