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Welcome to SSCR

Welcome to SSCR

The Scottish Society for Crop Research functions through its crop sub-committees for combinable and energy crops, potatoes and soft fruit organising indoor and outdoor events to disseminate research findings and other information of relevance to their respective industries.

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Glen Fyne raspberry

Glen Fyne raspberry

Raspberry variety Glen Fyne was launched at the annual Fruit for the Future event.


Latest News

  • 2014 industry field event dates announced
  • Dates have been announced for the annual industry field events from cereals, soft fruit and potatoes hosted by the James Hutton Institute and supported by SSCR.

  • Annual General Meeting 2014
  • The 2014 Annual General Meeting of the Scottish Society for Crop Research will be held at the James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, at 2pm on 22 May 2014.

  • 2014 Soft Fruit Winter Meeting and Information Day
  • The Scottish Society for Crop Research (SSCR) and Bulrush Horticulture Limited are holding a joint Information Day and Soft Fruit Winter Meeting at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Dundee on 20 Febr


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SSCR Sub-Committees

Combinable and Energy Crops

Link to the Combinable Crops Sub-committee pageMany facets of the cereal and oilseed rape industry are represented including growers, advisers, agronomists and members of the malting and distilling industries.


Link to the Potato Sub-committee pageRepresenting a significant proportion of the Scottish industry, with members from the agronomy, seed and pre-packing sectors, as well as seed and ware growers.

Soft Fruit

Link to the Soft Fruit Sub-committee pageMuch of the UK’s soft–fruit industry
is represented on the committee, with members drawn from the country’s production, advisory and retail sectors.