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Real-time leaf wetness sensor

Fruit Last edited 22/02/19
Sencrop has launched its real-time leaf wetness sensor which it claims will revolutionise disease and frost prediction for fruit growers.

New vegetable varieties to meet changing retail trends

Fruit Last edited 18/02/19
Syngenta’s Arend Schott highlights how vegetable varieties are being selected with attributes that best fit changing retail trends.

Farm expansion continues for AC Goatham & Son

Fruit Last edited 14/02/19
The UK’s largest top fruit grower keeps on growing as AC Goatham & Son has acquired it’s 28th farm in Kent.

Kent strawberry grows from strength to strength

Fruit Last edited 13/02/19
Malling Centenary strawberry success.

New trees planted

Fruit Last edited 19/12/18
Farm team successfully plants nearly 250,000 new trees.

Cuprokylt granted emergency approval in top fruit

Fruit Last edited 15/11/18
With wet weather setting in, a new emergency approval for Cuprokylt in apples and pears has been granted at a key time of the season for protection against Nectria canker.

New cold storage unit finished for 2018 harvest

Fruit Last edited 01/10/18
AC Goatham & Son has finished work on its new £2 million, 12 chamber cold store at Howt Green Farm, near Sittingbourne, Kent, ready to house the 2018 apple and pear harvest from the farm.

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