Big changers week on week as of 19 September 2016
|Apples, Bramley (kg)||175||M&S|
Retail prices from the major supermarkets are collected by Market Intelligence Services and updated every Tuesday.
Average most usual as of W/E 23 September 2016.
|Cucumber, all varieties||79|
|Raspberries, all varieties||728|
*National average wholesale and median prices charged in England.
Data supplied by Defra. www.defra.gov.uk
Growing Manager | Herefordshire | £35,000
MorePeople England, Herefordshire
Assistant Farm Manager | South | £30K - £35K
MorePeople South East England
Agronomist | Fresh Produce | Spain
Nursery Grower | Bedding Plants
National Trust Arlington Court, Nr Barnstaple, Devon EX31 4LP
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The post-Brexit political and regulatory landscape will be the subject of much attention from growers at this year's event.
Whiteflies are sap-sucking insects that can be found in high numbers on protected crops such as tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, chrysanthemum, fuchsia, abutilon and gerbera. They can also attack outdoor crops including brassicas.
A plethora of new products and services were launched at GreenTech offering further innovation in protected horticulture, Gavin McEwan reports.
Launch of UK Grower Awards 2017 sees start of a brand new campaign to find the best examples of production practice.
Ensuring that fruit is kept looking at its best at the point of sale is the challenge being met by packaging manufacturers, Sally Drury reports.
Technology, machinery, products and expert advice will all feature at Fruit Focus which takes place on Wednesday, 20 July - and a chance to hear how the UK Grower Awards 2017 can help to meet business objectives.
July saw the usual cross-country tour of trial grounds and offered the opportunity to catch up with all the latest novelties due to be introduced next season, get re-acquainted with established lines and meet up with a good cross section of the trade. The notable thing for me was the shrinking number of fellow scribes and broadcasters attending these events.
Four new projects addressing challenges in soil and water management in crop rotations have been awarded £1.2m in cross-sector funding from the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).
Local MP Antoinette Sandbach watched horticulture trainees grow their skills during a visit to Reaseheath College, Cheshire, as part of National Apprenticeship Week (March 14 - 19)
- Antalya, Turkey
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