Top prizes for South East vineyards
South East vineyards have carried off top prizes in the International Wine and Spirit Competition’s (IWSC) first northern hemisphere results of the year at the London Wine Fair, Olympia.
Sustainability through adequate payment
Trade shows are always a good chance to check out what the opposition are doing, have a chat with some customers and give your team a chance to get out of the office.
Industry fights to keep sprays
Farmers are being urged to protest against new European Union rules on pesticides as the industry steps up a big lobbying campaign.
New pavilion spans fruit show
This year’s National Fruit Show, held annually at the county showground at Detling, Kent was an outstanding success, writes Brian Tompsett, a Marden Fruit Show committee member.
DEFRA blocks emergency aid
DEFRA has decided not to take up European Union aid for fruit and vegetable growers hit by the Russian trade ban.