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.
How can horticulture businesses respond to Brexit-fuelled inflation? Neville Stein outlines the options.
Garden centres and nurseries must adapt for the future post-Brexit, the HTA's annual conference in Oxfordshire has heard.
The British Retail Consortium has called on Government negotiators to put consumers first in the forthcoming Brexit talks by ensuring their sights are firmly set on keeping shop prices low once the UK leaves the European Union.
Former Defra secretary Owen Paterson has spoken up for a permit scheme to supply migrant labour to the fresh produce industry.
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Chairman of the parliamentary horticulture and cider groups Iain Liddell-Grainger says the industry Ornamentals Round Table 'asks' for a garden expo, extended Sunday trading, lower tax for horticulture, and funding for horticulture careers, R&D and supply chain are on the back burner until Brexit is sorted out.
Promotion of British cucumbers has helped sales this year but this has not made up for the low returns still paid to growers, the Cucumber Growers Association (CGA) and Pepper Technology Group's Growers' Day heard on 12 October.
Excise duty on cider must come down to arrest the decline in the drink's sales, National Association of Cider Makers chairman Helen Thomas told the All Party Parliamentary Cider Group (APPCG) at its annual reception in Parliament on 19 October.
Currency and supply dynamics are affecting the relative price of British processing potatoes compared to supplies from Belgium and the Netherlands.
The NFU has called for a fixed-term permit scheme for seasonal non-EU farm workers to be trialled next year, enabling the sector to readjust to the potential loss of EU migrant labour post-Brexit.
Brexit can benefit the English wine industry because there is "huge potential for us outside of Europe", a leading winemaker has said.
Brexit could be a boon for British apple growers, attendees at the launch of the English apple season event held by trade body English Apples & Pears (EAP) at St Bartholomew's Hospital Great Hall in London heard on 28 September.
Likely changes to UK immigration rules in the wake of Brexit will make a bad situation worse for UK growers struggling to meet labour needs, NFU chief horticultural adviser Dr Chris Hartfield told the Great British Tomato Conference.
Politicians accused of being detached from real world over foreign workers policy.