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British raspberry season arrives early

Fruit Last edited 12/06/19
Raspberry lovers can enjoy an early start to the British raspberry season this year with the berries already on the supermarket shelves in abundance.

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.

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