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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Brexit "now gets more difficult", Food & Drink Federation chief warns

Brexit "now gets more difficult", Food & Drink Federation chief warns

The whole UK food and drink supply chain needs to work together to deal with the challenges of Brexit, sustainability and low margins, Food & Drink Federation chief executive Ian Wright has said.

Where is post-Brexit food and farming policy headed?

Where is post-Brexit food and farming policy headed?

Agriculture Bill to be reintroduced in January with Defra promising to protect environmental standards post-Brexit

Agriculture Bill to be reintroduced in January with Defra promising to protect environmental standards post-Brexit

"Radical changes" to agricultural policy will protect the environment for future generations while boosting productivity for farmers, Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers said.

Horticulture industries look to work with new Government on election pledges

Horticulture industries look to work with new Government on election pledges

With the surprisingly decisive General Election result giving the Conservatives a clear run to implement their manifesto pledges, horticulture bodies are keen to see these now put into practice.

Governmental updates relating to Brexit

Brexit Tracker: LIVE TABLE

Brexit Tracker: LIVE TABLE

Our live table includes details of key Brexit-related policy, legislation and guidance documents published by UK government departments, non-departmental public bodies, devolved administrations and the European Commission and its agencies.

Edibles and ornamentals focus

Will Brexit be good for Horticulture? - HW Survey

Will Brexit be good for Horticulture? - HW Survey

With the deadline for the UK's exit from the European Union now in sight, minds are sharpened and businesses are now focusing on what Brexit will mean for them.

Dutch plants and flowers exports to UK rise in 2019

Dutch plants and flowers exports to UK rise in 2019

Dutch plants and flowers export value to the UK increased by 3.5% in 2019, reaching a value of €855 million.

Community Plant Variety Office warns of post-Brexit changes

Community Plant Variety Office warns of post-Brexit changes

The CPVO has emailed all UK-based holders of EU Plant Variety Rights to remind them they need an EU-based procedural representative after the UK leaves the EU.


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