Organic farming – can post-harvest fruit and veg be cleaned without chemicals?

As a fruit and vegetable producer, you will be aware of the rise in popularity in organic foods; fruit, vegetables, snacks, even pet food and textiles – why is this? Why are consumers demanding organic alternatives to traditionally farmed produce? There are several reasons for the rise in organic sales: Organic fruit and vegetables are […]

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Soil solarisation – can I sterilise my garden soil without using Jeyes Fluid

Martin in a keen gardener; he is passionate about growing his own fruit and vegetables for himself and his family. Growing fruit and vegetables organically is a priority so when it comes to crop rotation and planting new seedlings Martin has a major concern. “How can I get rid of bacteria in my soil without […]

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What is sustainable agriculture and why is it important?
What is sustainable agriculture and why is it important?

Sustainable agriculture; “That’s farming that doesn’t have a negative effect on the environment and farm animal’s right?  “What has that got to do with me?” Many of you might think that the way in which a farmer grows and treats his for crops for disease, or rears his animals, has no direct relevance on you or your […]

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