Increasing returns from the field

The appetite for health and traceability is helping those growers seeking to add value to their crops by developing and marketing their own products such as high-end crisps and drinks, reports Spence Gunn. A high risk, low reward industry with deteriorating profitability and escalating costs was how the NFU characterised horticulture in its report on...

Jan 31, 2019
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Hazera breeders focusing on grower issues

There was a firm focus on delivering varieties which help to deliver practical solutions to the problems faced by growers at Hazera’s annual Lincolnshire open days, which were held at Kirton Holme near Boston on 10th and 11th October. With this in mind, pest resistance, ease of harvesting and season extension were among the attributes...

Jan 31, 2019
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