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Mendel ‘our muse’

Gregor Mendel is most famously known as the founder of genetics following his experiments with peas. But now historians have unearthed new evidence that points to the real motivation behind Mendel’s cross-breeding exercise – improving vegetable crops. This is obviously something close to our hearts as our mission is to use innovative techniques to farm […]

A new leaf for salad

The Summer of Salads – record-breaking temperatures this summer saw a greater demand for salad, with sales increasing 6% on last year. However, whilst the population blissfully barbequed ad infinitum the scorching conditions proved nightmare growing conditions, promoting growers to revise their irrigation strategies for extreme heat. In fact, lettuce shortages meant that produce had […]

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