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- Sales/Business development Manager - Floriculture - Kunming, China
- Sales Manager and Quality Assurance Supervisor
- Grower Support Manager (Blueberries) - Harare, Zimbabwe
- Finance Director - Ukraine
- Breeder (MSc) - Hann. Münden, Germany
- Buitendienst Medewerker - België
- Assistant Grower Manager Tomato & Capsicums - Malaysia Highlands
- Assistant Grower Manager Lettuce & Herbs - Malaysia Highlands
- Trainee Production Management - starting location Ethiopia
Top 5 -yesterday
- France: "Local cultivation is more than the right postal code"
- Machine locates fruits and measures level of ripeness
- Farm identified as source of romaine lettuce E. coli O157:H7 outbreak
- Indoor farming topic of discussion after Dutch farm bankruptcy
- CAN (ON): Aquaponic cannabis grower expands with two new facilities
Top 5 -last week
- Finland: Fully automatic vertical farm demo facility opened
- CAN (BC): "We have discovered the cannabis industry is not quite ready for outsourcing plant propagation"
- Georgia: Cucumber grower installs new grow lights for high quality winter crop
- 2018 Winter Light Greenhouse harvest: 122 kg cucumbers per square meter
- “Indoor farming is about producing an economic product by using technology”
Top 5 -last month
"Brexit could have serious effect on crop protection approvals"
In the letter, the CPA writes: "Our view is that, at present, whilst the current EU environmental regime could be workable, the politicisation of almost every recent decision on crop protection products delineates a trajectory that will ultimately lead to EU farmers losing access to most of the crop protection tools currently at their disposal. Ultimately, this will lead to the EU becoming an agricultural museum, uncompetitive and perhaps unable to provide a steady and reliable supply of safe, affordable food.
"The UK regulator, the CRD, leads the EU in the speed, efficiency and reliability of its regulatory decisions - 40% of EU regulatory decisions are currently managed by CRD. Our members feel that the absence of this regulator in the European sphere could have a serious effect on the pace of regulatory approvals in the future. A process that already takes over 10 years and £220 million pounds on average could increase significantly. This would mean farmers in the EU facing years of delay in access to new, innovative products with greater efficacy and lower environmental impact, putting them at a significant disadvantage. Already, the development of new technologies such as gene editing and biopesticides are happening outside the EU in part because of the political lottery involved in the current EU regulatory process.
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