Brexit - the impact on horticulture

The latest news on and reaction to the decision to leave the EU and how it is affecting the UK horticulture industry including garden retail, plant production, edibles production, landscaping, parks, sports turf and arboriculture.

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What chance for less restrictive pesticide regulations?

What chance for less restrictive pesticide regulations?

Specialist suggests talk of more liberal regulatory landscape is unfounded

Will Europeans' higher export costs help growers?

Will Europeans' higher export costs help growers?

Farming analyst suggests UK retailers' pricing behaviour could negate any benefits

Farm business income survey warns of Brexit pros and cons

Farm business income survey warns of Brexit pros and cons

The latest Farm Business Survey (FBS) on horticulture production in England says following Brexit "ensuring farm businesses are profitable is of even greater importance given the uncertainty that now exists in the industry".

Brexit issue overtaking Easter Sunday debate

Brexit issue overtaking Easter Sunday debate

HTA confirms no significant campaign plans this year because of Brexit impact.

HORTICULTURE WEEK SURVEY - Grower Brexit business impact survey 2017

HORTICULTURE WEEK SURVEY - Grower Brexit business impact survey 2017

Now that Article 50 has been triggered, Horticulture Week is researching how businesses have been affected since the vote and how concerns over labour supply, currency, access to markets and potential changes to EU funding and regulation are affecting grower business plans for the short to medium term.

How would referendum affect Scottish growers?

How would referendum affect Scottish growers?

Growers and retailers north of border worried over second independence vote.

Industry impact - survey results

Industry highlights key issues following Brexit vote

Industry highlights key issues following Brexit vote

Challenges and opportunities identified by industry figures in all horticulture sectors.

Mark Glover

Analysis: Brexit and the implications for horticulture

Analysis: Brexit and the implications for horticulture

A week after the vote to leave the EU, the consequences of the referendum decision are manifold.

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Rare chance for horticulture sector to lobby politicians in 'listening mode'

Rare chance for horticulture sector to lobby politicians in 'listening mode'

How did ornamentals production fare in 2016?

How did ornamentals production fare in 2016?

Why are funds showing interest in garden centres?

Why are funds showing interest in garden centres?

Ornamental Horticulture Round Table calls for industrial strategy deal

Ornamental Horticulture Round Table calls for industrial strategy deal

EFRA's Feeding the nation: labour constraints report slams Government inaction on labour

EFRA's Feeding the nation: labour constraints report slams Government inaction on labour

Keep protected geographical status for UK growers post-Brexit, MEP urges

Keep protected geographical status for UK growers post-Brexit, MEP urges

Glee exhibitors play down price concerns

Glee exhibitors play down price concerns

Business planning - The learning organisation

Business planning - The learning organisation

British Retail Consortium launches Brexit tariff roadmap highlighting risks and opportunities

British Retail Consortium launches Brexit tariff roadmap highlighting risks and opportunities

Parks sector urged to use election to lobby for parks as concerns triggered over potential inquiry response delay

Parks sector urged to use election to lobby for parks as concerns triggered over potential inquiry response delay

Horticulture industry reacts to election call

Horticulture industry reacts to election call

Easter sales reach double those of 2016 as fine weather leads to plants boom

Easter sales reach double those of 2016 as fine weather leads to plants boom

Transformative power of parks and horticulture

Transformative power of parks and horticulture

Major infrastructure opportunities for landscapers

Major infrastructure opportunities for landscapers

RFS highlights numerous current and future challenges to Welsh woodlands

RFS highlights numerous current and future challenges to Welsh woodlands

Garden centre opening on Easter Sunday expects to smash sales records

Garden centre opening on Easter Sunday expects to smash sales records

Fresh produce and ornamental production

UK apple and pear sales buoyant despite dip in harvest, says EAP

UK apple and pear sales buoyant despite dip in harvest, says EAP

The recovery of Bramley apple sales this season has been among the positives for top fruit growers, the recent AGM of promotional body English Apples and Pears (EAP) heard.

Garden centre plant sales rocket again thanks to ideal weather

Garden centre plant sales rocket again thanks to ideal weather

Planteria sales in March were up to 46% above March 2016 and up 34% up year-to-date as customers ignored Brexit concerns and bought plants while the sun was shining.

Good spring weather and larger product sees garden plant revenues up 10% says Royal FloraHolland

Good spring weather and larger product sees garden plant revenues up 10% says Royal FloraHolland

Royal FloraHolland says sales revenue for March (27 February to 26 March) has matched 2016 despite a decline in exports to the UK.

Raymond reiterates call for Agriculture Bill as Government signals intent to replicate EU regulations in UK law

Raymond reiterates call for Agriculture Bill as Government signals intent to replicate EU regulations in UK law

The Great Repeal Bill White Paper published this week confirms Government intentions to create new UK legislation giving power to existing EU regulations in UK law - and hence ruling out early changes addressing the needs of the agriculture and horticulture industries.

Facing up to climate change and other issues

Facing up to climate change and other issues

Ever expanding list of major challenges for growers highlighted at conference.

Tipping point nears as ministers duck seasonal labour issue

Tipping point nears as ministers duck seasonal labour issue

Growers reaching crisis point as ministers reject revived scheme for seasonal labour.


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