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DROPSA project opens door to increased protection for the soft fruit industry
The DROPSA project, which was recently completed, investigated means of managing the fruit fly, Drosophila suzukii, commonly known as spotted winged Drosophila (SWD), which poses a significant threat to the global soft fruit industry.
Tastiest year this century
This year's British apple crop is set to be the 'tastiest year this century' but are there enough pickers to harvest this Autumn?
Kent fruit growers receive top wildlife conservation trophy
Fruit growers who go above and beyond to make their farm as environmentally-friendly as possible have been honoured with a top award.
Top fruit growers warning on British apple crop volume
Britain’s largest apple and pear growers are warning of a lower than anticipated yield for the 2018/19 harvest, because the ‘June drop’ has been much higher than expected.
Search for non-native stink bug in fruit crops
UK scientists are carrying out field studies to check whether the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug has established itself in UK fruit crops.
Get set for juicy British strawberries this summer
This summer, strawberries are sure to take the centre stage on supermarket shelves.
Diversification is key for family-owned Kent fruit farm
Fruit farming has been in the Nightingale family’s blood for 70 years.
Two biological solutions in soft fruit
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Pick for Britain website goes live
Last edited 29/04/20
Taste of Kent top fruit winners
Last edited 31/10/19
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