Horticultural Science – Looking to the Future

To celebrate 100 years of publishing, The Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology hosted a conference where Professor Geoffrey Dixon welcomed more than 50 delegates and introduced the first speaker, Professor Simon Pearson of University of Lincoln, reports Clive Marlow. Digital horticulture. Professor Pearson began with an overview of the Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology...

Jun 30, 2019
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Increasing demand for new glass and polythene

One of the biggest greenhouse construction projects in recent years is currently underway near Spalding, with 30 ha expansion being undertaken by ornamentals grower Bridge Farm Group, parent company of Neame Lea and Zyon. But is this confidence in the sector mirrored elsewhere, and what trends are developers seeing? Richard Crowhurst reports. “Today’s new glasshouses...

Jun 30, 2019
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