Farm Excellence: Horticulture

Our centre hosts act as live case studies to demonstrate trials and share new approaches, methods and research. 

In horticulture, we work closely with our Strategic Centres and Startegic SmartHort Centres, to provide cutting edge research to industry, supporting both your growing and business decisions. Our centres focus on four areas:

  • Field Vegetables
  • SmartHort
  • Fruit
  • Ornamental

Find out more about the individual centres below.

What is Farm Excellence? Ten things you need to know

How to get involved

Browse our Farm Excellence map, sign up to attend an event and catch up with one of our online meeting recordings.

Latest podcasts

Catch up with our latest podcasts from across horticulture.  Hear from AHDB staff, industry experts and top reasearchers about the latest findings that could help support your business.

Meet the team

Debbie Wilson

Head of Knowledge Exchange - Horticulture

Wayne Brough

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Horticulture (Ornamentals)

Grace Choto

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Field Vegetables (Leafy salads, herbs and speciality veg)

Gracie Emeny

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - SmartHort

Nathalie Key

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Protected Edibles, Vine Crops, Mushrooms)

Scott Raffle

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Horticulture (Fruit)

Dawn Teverson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Field Vegetables (Alliums, Brassicas, Carrots, Legumes)