Rising overheads, exchange rates, export opportunities and labour restrictions.
Matthew Appleby, Sarah Cosgrove, Gavin McEwan and Sally Drury examine the key challenges and opportunities awaiting horticulture in 2017.
UK exhibitors at this year's IPM nursery trade show in Germany will be looking to increase exports on the back of the Brexit vote, Matthew Appleby explains.
Making predictions about the future is a risky business in the best of times. Throw in a year when the UK is set to begin the formal process of leaving the EU and all bets are off. Despite this, the HW team has prepared our biggest-ever preview of the year ahead.
The Government will always look on "horticulture" as a sector within "agriculture" and, when the trade effectively gets its message across, the Government recognises "nursery stock" as a non-edible subset of horticulture.
Plants Direct (SW) South West England
Commercial Manager (Bio Controls)
Redfox Executive Selection Kent
Vegetable Crops Manager
Redfox Executive Selection Suffolk
Freight and Shipping Manager | circa £35K
Sudeley Castle & Gardens Winchcombe, Near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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