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    Properly caring for plants and crops requires providing them with sufficient protections during different times and seasons throughout the year. Providing the right protection requires an understanding of a specific plant’s needs, as well as how these needs change during the course of a year. Protection fabrics offer an excellent cover for a variety of ...
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    The European Commission has announced €120 million in funding to support the EU’s beekeeping sector over the next three years, and increase of €12 million compared to the previous period. The funding which will be matched by Member States, will apply to national apiculture programmes between August this year and July 2022. The aim is ...
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    A Scottish fruit grower will work with AHDB to highlight how horticultural growers can increase efficiency and reduce their reliance on labour. Blairgowrie-based grower Thomas Thomson has been named as AHDB’s third Strategic SmartHort Centre, and over the next 12 months they will host three workshops, acting as live case study for productivity improvements. Grace ...
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    When the seeds are ready, the fruit become ripe and good-looking, making animals keen to eat them. When the fruit are ripe they become brightly coloured. Apples, strawberries and peaches become red, bananas become yellow and, of course, oranges become orange. Next time you go the supermarket, look at the beautiful colours of the fruit ...
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