Italy, and Spain are facing adverse farming conditions that could lead to lower yields this year.
The Europe-wide ban of the herbicide paraquat has caused considerable concern among a section of UK growers.
Tim Wigram is to leave his position as commercial director of onions at G’s Marketing on August 17.
Webbs Garden Centre at Wychbold, Worcestershire was the host for a special children’s growing competition recently.
New research suggest that one in five fresh produce companies are making a loss, offering an explanation for the recent wave of takeovers and mergers.
Garden Organic has unveiled its new ‘Cut Flower Garden’, which demonstrates how to ‘grow your own’ while limiting your carbon footprint.
Spanish growers have collected 45,000 signatures on a petition to against the reformed text of the Castilla-La Mancha regional statute.
Researchers at the University of Warwick are co-ordinating a global effort to sequence the genome of one of the world's most important mushrooms - Agaricus bisporus.
Evidence that tempting consumers with locally grown produce is high on the multiple's list of priorities was reflected at the Kent Show at Detling last week.
Scottish growers looking for diversification opportunities could be set for a boost with the news that ScottishPower is on the look out for farmers to grow biofuels.
Defra has relaxed rules on cross-compliance and set-aside, as part of moves to combat recent floods.
The question of whether both organic and conventional growers are receiving a fair return for their produce reached parliament last week.
The joint industry/Government funded study on responsibility and cost-sharing in the quarantine plant health (QPH) sector has now been completed.
A new primocane raspberry cultivar that promises improved yields, better flavour and an extended shelf life will be launched by Hargreaves Plants in spring 2008.
Thousands of children leapt aboard the British Potato Council’s promotional vehicle to take part in fun and educational potato-based activities at the Abingdon Children’s Food Festival last week.
Delta-T has showcased its range of irrigation scheduling and fertigation control technology at this week's Fruit Focus.
Castlefields has been expanding its range of products across the three main areas of nursery production, fruit harvesting equipment and the retail and marketing sector.
MorePeople is to be joined by Helen Brent as its new horticultural training manager of the specialist training business MorePerformance.
The NFU is to compile a series of weekly reports for the rest of the harvest season, giving growers and farmers key information in order to combat what is now universally being described as the ‘worst harvest season in living memory’.
Timothy Hornsby and George Loudon have been appointed as Trustees to the Board of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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