Regenerative agriculture is on a roll!

As we move in search of ever more sustainable orchard and vineyard management practices, it seems that an increasing number are taking up practices that fall into a new category called regen ag. Initially ‘discovered’ in the 1980s, it seems regenerative agriculture has been recently rediscovered. Similar in many respects to organic and biodynamic practices, […]

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Technology makes a step change in productivity and competitiveness.

This year, we will be showcasing two key pieces of machinery on our stand at the National Fruit Show (being held on 20 and 21 October at Kent County Showground) which promise to make a “step change in productivity and competitiveness”. Having supplied the UK’s first REDpulse Duo orchard defoliator to Boxford (Suffolk) Farms in […]

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English wine producers agree that mechanical grape harvesters are a no brainer for still wine varieties

We were delighted to welcome over 20 leading vineyard managers and winemakers from across the South East to a special machinery demonstration day we held with vineyard contractors SJ Barnes at a vineyard on the Kent / East Sussex border on Friday 8 October. From 10am till 2pm, still and sparkling English wine producers were […]

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Can orchard defoliators increase the number of apples in the first pick and does allowing more sunlight really improve colouration?

Last August we were excited to deliver the UK’s first REDpulse Duo orchard defoliator to Boxford (Suffolk) Farms. Developed by Fruit-tec, who many of you will know as the makers of the Darwin mechanical blossom thinner, in partnership with ERO, who produce a range of vineyard trimmers and defoliators, the pneumatic REDpulse Duo emits a […]

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