Horticulture Week is delighted to announce the names of the outstanding businesses shortlisted for the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018.
Agroforestry has the potential to deliver on a range of policy objectives in England, according to a new report from the Woodland Trust and the Soil Association.
The Government needs to provide much more detail on its post-Brexit farming policy if its twin aims of increasing farm competitiveness and enhancing the environment are to be met, according to a new report published this week by the parliamentary Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Committee.
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Big changers week on week as of 1 June 2018
|Lettuce, Chinese leaf (each)||125||Sainsbury's|
|Cabbage, white (kg)||79||Co-op|
Retail prices from the major supermarkets are collected by Market Intelligence Services and updated every Tuesday.
Average most usual as of W/E 4 June 2018
|Asparagus, all varieties||389|
|Curly kale, all varieties||252|
|Spinach leaf, loose/ bunch||123|
|Strawberries, all varieties||243|
*National average wholesale and median prices charged in England.
Data supplied by Defra. www.defra.gov.uk
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