Latest Horticulture News

22 January 2021

With free movement of labour ending on 31 December 2020, food and farming sectors, particularly horticulture, could be facing a huge challenge to source labour in the coming months.

22 January 2021

Three weeks into the new year and I wonder how many people have managed to stick to their resolutions

18 January 2021

The latest information on the first stage of our governance changes

15 January 2021

Free movement of labour between the UK and EU ended on 31 December. The UK Government has started to operate a new points-based immigration system. This system treats migrant workers from the EU and rest of the world the same. In this article we review what this mean for agriculture and horticulture, with suggestions on the action businesses should be taking now.

14 January 2021

Business Improvement Groups are a great way for farmers to get together and support each other to help improve the profitability of their businesses, with the use of Farmbench to implement change being a topic of discussion in a recent AHDB podcast.

8 January 2021

In the first blog of the New Year and with a deal with EU finally agreed, our senior strategic insight manager Sarah Baker highlights some of the implications for our farming and food sectors.

6 January 2021

Applications have been submitted for limited use on potatoes, carrots, parsnips, onions, garlic and shallots

5 January 2021

How G's use and adopt AHDB-funded research and services

1 January 2021

Demonstration of the latest developments and best practice in vine weevil and weed control in container-grown hardy nursery stock production.

31 December 2020

The UK’s exit from the European Union is now imminent and new rules on trade, business and travel will be coming into effect on 1 January 2021. AHDB’s chief strategy officer, Will Jackson, urges farmers and growers to consider five key areas and take action now to prepare for the changes ahead.

24 December 2020

Some 60% of our food, feed and drink exports in 2019 headed to the EU and it provided 70% of our imports.

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