Gillian Keegan Visits the West Sussex Growers 4th August 2017

Gillian Keegan the Conservative MP for Chichester visited the West Sussex Growers on the 4th August and was shown around three of the members Nurseries by John Hall.  Vitacress Herbs, Hill Brothers and Tangmere Airfield Nurseries. WSGA are extremely grateful to the businesses for hosting the visits.

Lunch was held at Growtrain where the member growers were able to have an open discussion on a range of topics including the A27 , Apprenticeships and the future of Pesticide approval after Brexit.

Vitacress Herbs

Toby Brinsmead – Laura Marner – Gillian Keegan – John Hall

Hill Brothers

Greg Hill – Gillian Keegan – John Hall

Tangmere Airfield Nurseries

Mark Knight – Andy Cook – Gillian Keegan – John Hall

Growtrain

Graham Bryant – Richard Hopkins – John Hall – Ian Riggs – Gillian Keegan – Peter Zwinkels – Colin Frampton

Outside the Growtrain Offices

Plan to Grow Conference

Plan to Grow Programme

Wednesday 18th November 2015

12:00 to 16:30

Farbridge Venue

East of A286

Between West Dean and Lavant

PO18 OJT

.Dr Matthew Howard

Presentations:

Gary Taylor – MBE – FICHort

WSGA Plan to Grow

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Dr Matthew Howard

Link to presentation:

Copy and paste into URL:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByFCIo0rMxLOczh0TDFSUXBOWVE/view?usp=sharing

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Dr Helen Ferrier  NFU Chief Science and Regulatory Affairs Adviser

Smart farming: technology and practice.

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Dr Jerry Knox

Water & climate risks for UK irrigated agriculture and horticulture

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James Humphrys – Area manager – Solent & South Downs – Environment Agency

Our Water Environment

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Paul Dracott – Project Manager

‘Waterr’ Project Findings & Support

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