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Fera regularly share news and insight around a range of subjects across the agri-food chain.

Pyrethroid resistance in willow-carrot aphid
A sample of willow-carrot aphids collected from Cow Parsley in North Yorkshire by Larissa Collins in May 2014 have been found to be resistant to lambda-cyhalothrin by Steve Foster (Rothamsted Research), while screening aphid samples for an AHDB funded project. Read more
Fera begins the crusade on bringing UK’s scientific expertise on Food Fraud partnering on EU China Safe project
Following the Prime Minister’s overseas visit to Beijing last week, China sees Britain as an important ally in its call for more open global markets, even understanding the challenges of operating in China, and both countries are referring to this watershed moment as a “golden era” in relations. Read more
Fera: Pioneering the way in technology in agri-food science
Since our early beginnings, Fera have remained at the forefront of utilising developments in technology to the best of our advantage. Such advancement has allowed us to retain our original thinking and presence in the agri-food sector whilst confronting national incidents. Read more
Guy Thallon bolsters Business Development team at Fera Science
Guy Thallon joins Fera Science Limited as Strategic Business Development Manager in the Crop Health division. Read more
The Dropsa team present their latest & closing findings at the International Soft Fruit conference in the Netherlands, 11 January 2018
he International Soft Fruit Conference 2018 included a wide range of presentations that covered many different aspects of the soft fruit industry. Read more
Fera Launches New Wine Fapas Proficiency Tests in Partnership with StarEcotronics & Isvea
Proficiency testing is a key part of food testing services, which helps to ensure the safety and quality of the food chain. The global market for food testing services is projected to grow from $13Bn in 2017 to $19Bn in five years. Read more
Why the Agri-Tech Centres Exist & Fera's Role
John Chinn explains the huge importance the Agri-Tech centres will have on the UK agriculture industry and the desperate need for an 'industrial revolution'. Read more
Pioneering tree health partnership to continue thanks to funding boost
Observatree launched in spring 2015 aiming to train volunteers to help protect the UK’s trees, woods and forests from harmful pests and diseases, both existing and new. Read more
What do pesticide usage surveys tell us about changing farming practices
For many years, Fera has worked with farmers, growers and agronomists to achieve more sustainable crop production while protecting the environment from the threat of diseases and pests. This has involved the development of new strategies and techniques to detect, identify, monitor and tackle both indigenous and non-indigenous threats in growing crops and stored produce. Read more
Proud night as York’s Apprentices Graduate and Pick up Awards with their employers
Proud night for as York’s Apprentices Graduate and Pick up Awards with their employers Read more

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