As the project develops, news and updates can be found here.

The Scottish Farmer Feature Article

The scope of the PCN problem has been highlighted in The Scottish Farmer after project lead Dr James Price gave a presentation at the SAC Association of Potato Producers annual conference in January.

FAS TV PCN Action Scotland Feature

Thank you to the Farm Advisory Service FAS TV team for coming to film at the Barnyards Trials Open Day in August last year. The video features the trials work and knowledge exchange that PCN Action Scotland are carrying out.

For more information (and to see some familiar faces!) follow the link below:

PCN Action Scotland Feature in Potato News Today

An article on PCN Action Scotland has been featured in Potato News Today!

PCN Action Scotland feature in GB PCN Forum November newsletter

After a very positive meeting between members of the PCN Action Scotland group, GB PCN Forum, and PAPAS last month the action group have been featured in the Forum's November newsletter.

Meeting with GB PCN Forum and PAPAS (USA)

Two days of fascinating discussions between the PCN Action Group, PAPAS (USA), and GB PCN Forum to explore our ongoing PCN work.

Read more about individual projects here:

PCN hub twitter

The PCN hub now has a twitter/X page

Dr Glenn Bryan - Retirement

The PCN Action Scotland group would like to say goodbye to Dr Glenn Bryan upon his retirement. Dr Bryan was the lead of the potato genetics and breeding group at the James Hutton Institute and had a successful career in genetics of not just plants but animals too! The team would like to say a big thank you to Dr Bryan for all his hard work as the lead of work package 4: Dihaploid induction for accelerated crop improvement.

Barnyards Open Day 2023!

Barnyards Farm in Tannadice (Forfar) will once again be opening its door to facilitate a day of discussions about PCN (Potato cyst nematode).
The open day will be held on Tuesday the 22nd of August between 11-3pm.