Jim Orson has been appointed as a new British Crop Protection Council Board member. He is currently research and technical director of the Arable Group, which is now part of the country's largest independent crop research and information centre following its recent merger with Cambridge's National Institute of Agricultural Botany.
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The SIVAL horticultural trade show in Angers, France, this week (16-18 January) heard about several initiatives to promote more environmentally sustainable orchard growing.
Published on 11 January, the Government's long-awaited 'A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment' brings together a number of policy strands into a single framework that will impact many sectors, not least fresh produce, over the coming decades.
At the Oxford Farming Conference, whose theme was "embracing change", Defra secretary Michael Gove expanded on what a post-Brexit UK agriculture and land-use policy will look like and how it will impact farmers and growers.
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