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What do pesticide usage surveys tell us about changing farming practices

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.

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British Potato 2017 -  22 -23 November 2017, Harrogate

British Potato 2017 - 22 -23 November 2017, Harrogate

British Potato 2017: Every 2 Years the Entire Potato Industry Come Together. 22 -23 November 2017, Harrogate - Stand 180

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Proud night as York’s Apprentices Graduate and Pick up Awards with their employers

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

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Queen’s University Belfast to Lead EU-China Collaboration to Tackle Food Fraud

Queen’s University Belfast to Lead EU-China Collaboration to Tackle Food Fraud

The Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast will lead one of the world’s largest food safety projects across Europe and China. The European Horizon 2020 programme and Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) programme have awarded €10 million towards an EU-China partnership to improve food safety and tackle food fraud.

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8th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA) - 7 -10 November 2017 - Prague, Czech Republic

8th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA) - 7 -10 November 2017 - Prague, Czech Republic

8th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA 2017) will be held on 7-10 November 2017, in Clarion Congress Hotel Prague, Prague, Czech Republic. RAFA 2017 will provide an overview of recent and emerging analytical & bioanalytical strategies in food quality and safety control, and introduce the challenges for novel approaches in this field.

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York Apprenticeship Graduation and Awards Ceremony 2017

York Apprenticeship Graduation and Awards Ceremony 2017

York Apprenticeship Graduation and Awards Ceremony 2017: A celebration of business talent in the city. Over 100 apprentices will be graduating at the 7th York Apprenticeship Graduation and Awards Ceremony, York Grand Opera House on the 8 November 2017.

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MEPs agree to phase out glyphosate within the next five years

MEPs agree to phase out glyphosate within the next five years

Members of the European Parliament have backed a proposal to phase out glyphosate in the EU within the next 5 years. They voted 355 in favour of the ban, 204 against and 111 abstentions.

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Innovation in the food and beverage industry: R&D, or marketing gimmick?

Innovation in the food and beverage industry: R&D, or marketing gimmick?

It has been reported that nearly three quarters of small and medium-sized firms in food manufacturing are likely to be eligible for Research & Development (R&D) tax relief.

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New £1m partnership to address knowledge gaps in soil biology

New £1m partnership to address knowledge gaps in soil biology

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and the British Beet Research Organisation (BBRO) have announced an ambitious new research partnership to develop practical soil biology management guidance. The five-year partnership looks to improve on-farm understanding of soil health by benchmarking current academic and industry knowledge, developing and validating indicators of soil biology and soil health in research trials and integrating a far-reaching knowledge exchange programme throughout the five-year programme.

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The Spice is Right at York Food Festival

The Spice is Right at York Food Festival

Sharmini Thomas, York’s Indian Cookery Guru, will launch her new spice range at York Food Festival on Friday 29th September.

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