Introduction

The West Sussex Growers’ Association is a specialist horticultural branch of the National Farmers’ Union. The membership is made up of those around the West Sussex area who have a strong interest in horticulture. The West Sussex Growers Association exerts a much greater influence on N.F.U. horticultural policy than would be possible in an agriculturally orientated local branch.

West Sussex Growers’ are a significant part of the local economy with a retail value of in excess of 1 billion pounds per year and employing over 9000 full-time equivalent staff.

Find out more about the activities of members of the West Sussex Growers’ Association.

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WSGA Horticulture 4.0 Presentations

WSGA Horticulture 4.0 – Andrew Fuller – Bridge Farm Group WSGA Horticulture 4.0 – Dave Thompson – Ricardo UK Ltd WSGA Horticulture 4.0 – Dr Matthew Howard – King’s College London (1) WSGA Horticulture 4.0 – Dr. Martin F....

AHDB new horticulture board chair is Hayley Campbell-Gibbons

The NFU policy adviser is now a new member of the board of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board, who will also chair its Horticulture Sector Board, replacing Gary Taylor. Hayley Campbell-Gibbons will take up her post from 1 November 2018. Her appointment...

Minette Batters – NFU President Visits the WSGA

The West Sussex Growers Association were delighted to have the opportunity to host a visit by Minette  around some of the member nurseries here in West Sussex on Wednesday 18th July 18 The visit included a buffet lunch kindly hosted by Vitacress Herbs at their Runcton...

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WSGA Horticulture 4.0 Presentations

WSGA Horticulture 4.0 – Andrew Fuller – Bridge Farm Group WSGA Horticulture 4.0 – Dave Thompson – Ricardo UK Ltd WSGA Horticulture 4.0 – Dr Matthew Howard – King’s College London (1) WSGA Horticulture 4.0 – Dr. Martin F....

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Minette Batters – NFU President Visits the WSGA

The West Sussex Growers Association were delighted to have the opportunity to host a visit by Minette  around some of the member nurseries here in West Sussex on Wednesday 18th July 18 The visit included a buffet lunch kindly hosted by Vitacress Herbs at their Runcton...

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