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Fargro's Richard Hopkins on the challenges and opportunities of growing sustainably, as well as the mounting pressures facing the industry with the ongoing rise in energy prices

Fargro managing director Richard Hopkins sits down with Horticulture Week editor Matthew Appleby to discuss the exciting steps forward the industry is taking with environmentally-friendly growing as well as some of the challenges in the field of crop protection and renewals of active ingredients.

He also talks about the post-pandemic gardening boom, with an estimated three million new gardeners emerging during lockdown, and speaks frankly about the difficulties that growers of all sizes are facing with the increases in energy costs and offers some predictions and advice on the future.

Fargro offers efficient delivery of growing media, materials and equipment, advice on increasing yield, protecting your plants from pests, having access to the latest horticultural solutions and flexible financial and energy services.

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