How to find a table-top strawberry sprayer for your individual site and set-up.

This month we are shining a ‘Seymour’s spotlight’ on our bespoke range of table-top strawberry sprayers. Did you know that Nick built his first made-to-measure table-top sprayer in 2005? From his strong engineering background Nick has always been keen to ensure customers get exactly what they need. After he was approached by Gaskains, who were […]

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Just delivered: Fruit-tec ‘Edward’ mechanical pruning saw

In January 2021 we delivered a Fruit-tec ‘Edward’ mechanical pruning saw to the team at Boxford (Suffolk) Farms. Keen newsletter readers may recall that Boxford Farms took delivery of the UK’s first Fruit-tec REDpulse Duo defoliator last year, which you can read more about here >>> The Fruit-tec mechanical pruning saw, which has been specifically […]

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The best way to protect commercial fruit, vines and vegetable crops from frost.

Frost damage is devastating. Smaller crops do not just mean fewer returns for growers; the economic impact goes far beyond the farm gate as it often means less for the pickers, the packhouses, the contract wineries, the packaging and labelling suppliers, and retailers too. Last year vineyards across the UK experienced one of the worst […]

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Is your sprayer really suited to your site?

The wet start to the 2020 growing season has left many farmers and growers battling challenging ground conditions. Based at Rumwood Green Farm in Langley, Kent, Charltons is a fourth-generation family fruit business growing apples, strawberries and cherries on approximately 445 hectares, across 11 sites, all located within a 5-mile radius. This year, the relentless rain meant that Charltons […]

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Made to measure

Having worked at Hall Hunter for 27 years, Carl Eatwell has seen the family farming business evolve from a vegetable and root crop grower, with a small strawberry PYO, into a commercial multi-site operation, which exclusively grows soft fruit for the UK’s major supermarkets. Today Hall Hunter’s soft fruit plantations extend to 700-acres, spilt across Berkshire […]

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