This introductory webinar will be an overview of what an agricultural standard is, the main standards in the UK (Red Tractor, M&S Select Farm, LEAF, Soil Association etc) and will cover GlobalG.A.P for those that may want to export. It will give growers an insight into different requirements, the pros and cons of each scheme and will offer an opportunity to have your questions answered by an industry expert. This webinar is part of the Tyfu Cymru Farm Assurance Training Series.



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6/18/2021 4:40:44 PM

Webinar: Asparagus; a diversification crop for Wales

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5/14/2021 1:16:57 PM

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5/7/2021 11:59:15 AM

Webinar: Soil Health for Field Vegetable Growers

This event aimed to help growers understand how they can measure soil health and what they can do to protect and improve soil health on their farm. The meeting covered: What is soil ‘soil’ health? How can we measure it? Including options for in-field…

3/18/2021 1:59:56 PM

Webinar: Integrating Farm Tourism into your Horticulture Business

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2/24/2021 1:44:27 PM

Food Safety: What are the risks from food?

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Notes from Pruning Workshop Helios Orchard, Pool Hill Newent

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7/27/2020 4:38:44 PM

Welsh Fruit and Vegetable Production - Baseline Study

This baseline study for Tyfu Cymru was conducted by Dr. Amber Wheeler and looks at the opportunities for Welsh Fruit and Vegetable production.

6/26/2020 4:05:34 PM

Welsh Fruit and Vegetable Production - Baseline Study

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6/26/2020 4:05:34 PM

Tyfu Cymru and Charles Dowding Q&A - Part 2: No Dig Methods and Advantages for Intensive Cropping

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Tyfu Cymru and Charles Dowding Webinar Part 1: No Dig Methods and Advantages for Intensive Cropping

In the first part of this webinar Charles presents the benefits of no dig and intensive cropping with an online walk through of no dig growing covering all aspects from no dig polytunnels to planting, composting, multisowing and propagation.

6/12/2020 4:59:52 PM

Fact Sheet - Asparagus: Spring Pest Control

This fact sheet details spring pest control tips for growing asparagus.

4/29/2020 10:34:34 AM

Technical Advice Sheet from the Vegetable Network Power Hour

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4/28/2020 4:59:01 PM

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4/7/2020 5:11:57 PM

Video Guide: Planting of New Strawberry Plants

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4/7/2020 5:09:34 PM

Video Guide: Potting Up New Raspberry Canes

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4/7/2020 5:08:18 PM

Video Guide: Setting Up New Potted Raspberry Canes

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4/7/2020 5:05:17 PM

Pick your Own (PYO): What you need to know to get 5* rated (part 2)

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Soilless Cultivation For Table Top Strawberry

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12/16/2019 1:42:11 PM

Pick your Own (PYO): What you need to know to get 5* rated…

In our series of industry insights, we provide some background to the market, as well as some top tips on ensuring that your customer experience hits that important 5-star customer rating.

12/16/2019 1:38:55 PM

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