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How UK horticulture can help prevent Glyphosate resistance

How UK horticulture can help prevent Glyphosate resistance

Monsanto is warning growers, gardeners, grounds staff, and grounds maintenance and amenity contractors to take action now to prevent herbicide resistance in the UK, after two plant families and six species were declared resistant in France.

Could simplified farm regulation and inspection benefit growers post-Brexit?

Could simplified farm regulation and inspection benefit growers post-Brexit?

A Government-backed report published last week calling for radical simplification in the way England's farms are regulated and inspected has been welcomed by farmers' and growers' representatives.

What does the horticulture industry want from Parliament?

What does the horticulture industry want from Parliament?

Three presentations in Parliament from the horticulture industry this spring and summer have summed up how the Government could help - by giving incentives to grow, creating a new seasonal workers scheme and supporting biosecurity and apprenticeships.


Supermarket retail

Big changers week on week as of 2 July 2018

Lettuce, Gem (x2) 100 M&S

Tomatoes (kg)

190 Morrison's
Parsnips (kg) 139 Waitrose
Raspberries (150kg) 200 Tesco

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Retail prices from the major supermarkets are collected by Market Intelligence Services and updated every Tuesday.

Wholesale prices

Average most usual as of W/E 6 July 2018

Beans, broad 141
Cucumber, all varieties 98
Lettuce, Butterhead indoor 39
Strawberries, all varieties 302

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*National average wholesale and median prices charged in England.

Data supplied by Defra. www.defra.gov.uk

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