Labour is top priority says NFU
Following last month’s EU referendum, industry specialists met at this year’s Fruit Focus event to tell growers how they will be campaigning for UK agriculture and horticulture to ensure the best deal.
Maidstone farmer wins M&S ‘Farming for the Future’ award
Oli Pascall has been announced as the winner of the Young Producer award for his production of sweet blackberries and raspberries. Judges were particularly impressed with Oli’s dramatic increase in production, developing new growing techniques and enhancing his career in the soft fruit sector.
Can you spot cankers?
The legacy of last autumn’s high incidence of Phoma is now clearly evident in oilseed rape crops approaching harvest.
Consider nematode testing in rotational decisions
A seven-fold increase in soil samples testing positive for root-knot nematodes in cereals indicates that the pest may be more prevalent in the crop than previously thought, according to a leading expert at Fera Science Ltd.