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New centre to increase the sustainability and productivity of tree fruit

Fruit Last edited 11/06/19
A plum demonstration centre will now receive funding from AHDB to demonstrate ‘best practice’ and increase the use of new technology by tree-fruit growers.

Food safety standard achieved

Fruit Last edited 24/05/19
Essex fruit grower and juice producer achieves stringent new food safety standard.

Fruity first for British apple growers and retailers

Fruit Last edited 24/05/19
Extending the season for great British apples.

Growing champions in the next generation of pickers

Fruit Last edited 20/03/19
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has created a new induction video to help growers develop essential skills in their fruit-picking workforce.

Emerging threat from new tomato virus

Fruit Last edited 06/03/19
UK growers are being urged to look out for symptoms of a potential new virus that could be devastating to UK crops of tomatoes and peppers.

Innovative new willow woodchip trial to tackle apple scab in orchards launched

Fruit Last edited 04/03/19
Farmers are investigating willow woodchip mulch as an effective method of tackling apple scab in a new field lab with Innovative Farmers.

Extended shelf life for biological control agent

Fruit Last edited 27/02/19
BASF has invested heavily in their biological nematode factory in Littlehampton where the insect pathogenic nematodes Nemasys are produced.

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