The End of British Grown Cucumbers?

The soaring price of gas is forcing commercial cucumber growers in the Lea Valley to leave their greenhouses unplanted, leading to shortages of UK grown for, while Dutch growers are limiting exports.

Grey Squirrels to get birth contol

Following work by DEFRA a report has recommended the government support as scheme  to introduce a contraceptive into hazelnut spread  feeding boxes to reduce the population which causes £1.8 billions worth of damage to trees each year.

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Halyomorpha halys

First detected in the UK in late 2021 in a consignment of timber from China, this bug could be very bad news for not just our food chain but also many ornamental trees and shrubs.

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