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Can UK fresh produce come out of Brexit ahead?

Can UK fresh produce come out of Brexit ahead?

UK production horticulture can become more profitable under one possible Brexit scenario, while other more drastic scenarios will lead to only minor losses in profitability, in contrast to other farming sectors, according to a new report by levy body AHDB with Agra CEAS Consulting.

What is the best way to restore land following rhododendron removal?

What is the best way to restore land following rhododendron removal?

Scottish scientists have outlined the results of a research project that show exactly how destructive rhododendron can be.

Why are small garden centre groups expanding?

Why are small garden centre groups expanding?

After Coolings bought a third site in Kent this October, what is driving garden centres to add extra locations to their offer?

How should agri-tech research for fresh produce function in a post-Brexit UK?

How should agri-tech research for fresh produce function in a post-Brexit UK?

One area affected by the uncertainty around Brexit will be the ongoing development of agricultural technology, seen by many as essential to retain Britain's productivity and competitiveness in fresh produce along with other farming sectors.

Is targetting younger buyers a distraction for garden centres?

Is targetting younger buyers a distraction for garden centres?

Garden centres may be better off looking towards their traditional demographic than chasing young customers.

What does Wyevale's new strategy mean for other garden centres?

What does Wyevale's new strategy mean for other garden centres?

Garden centre groups and experts say Wyevale's £100m refinancing is important for the stability of the whole market, but they still hope to take customers from the 148-centre group.


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Grant Associates' Andrew Grant appointed chair of Bathscape Landscape Partnership

Grant Associates' Andrew Grant appointed chair of Bathscape Landscape Partnership

Andrew Grant, founder and director of Bath-based landscape architect Grant Associates, has been appointed chair of Bathscape Landscape Partnership.

HTA Marketing Forum to feature Westland Horticulture

HTA Marketing Forum to feature Westland Horticulture

Horticulture Week's Matthew Appleby will talk with Westland Horticulture about the importance of brand and how they successfully ensure that their brand carries through all their marketing activity.

Iprodione fungicides to be withdrawn from the market

Iprodione fungicides to be withdrawn from the market

Products containing the chemical iprodione are to be withdrawn from sale following an EU ruling by the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed banning use of the substance.

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