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- Growing potatoes 'in thin air' could increase profits up to 20 percent
- More early South African grapes kept locally
- Early stonefruit, perhaps early grapes as well
- “You don’t only have to be knowledgeable about the crop, but you also have to know how to work with others"
- Central Otago cherry growers expect record volumes of fruit this season
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UK leek season three weeks behind
Philip Lilley, Director at Hammond Produce and Chairman of the Leek Growers Association, explains, "It has been a very challenging year with crops taking a bashing from the weather. 2012 has been a year of extraordinary weather combinations; excess rainfall after drilling and onwards coupled with low light levels particularly through the optimum growing time in June and July have resulted in a reduced yield from the start of the British crop, although quality has been good."
Growers are hoping for a mild winter and early spring to help leeks achieve their potential. Philip says that with temperatures currently at 8 to 10 degrees going into November this is looking less likely; "but with the right weather conditions in the New Year and into the spring we will see better growth and improvement in leek yields. This is the situation across the country, although some regions may have coped slightly better depending on soil type."
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