Thursday, 18 April 2019
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by Jodie Hisgett

When is the best time to sign a fixed contract?

Simply put… there isn’t a steadfast rule to this and it isn’t always in the summer which is a common misconception.
Thursday, 11 April 2019
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by Jenni Elves

How energy aware are you?

During a recent poll of UK office employees, EON found that a whopping 60% of us are completely unaware of what energy saving practices are being undertaken in our own offices.
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
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by Steve Leil

Be sure to claim your increased CCL relief

Calling all members of the NFU CCL Scheme... On 01 April 2019, the Government is increasing Climate Change Levy (CCL) Rates and the level of discount you receive as part of the Climate Change Agreement (CCA) you hold under the NFU CCL Scheme. You must complete new PP10 and PP11 forms in order to
Thursday, 07 March 2019
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by Ed Hardy

Soft Fruit growers control your climate

GrowSave’s second workshop specifically for Soft Fruit was held on 27 February at New Forest Fruit. The focus of the day was Climate Control, which incorporated aspects of humidity and temperature control, as well as CO2 dosing.
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
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by Jenny Beynon

Next Generation Growing – Lessons Learned

Following a successful pilot study group project focused on Next Generation Growing (NGG), GrowSave led a workshop on 14 February 2019, hosted by Mill Nurseries, to share some of the lessons learned. The 25-strong audience comprised growers, crop consultants and industry representatives, all keen
Thursday, 31 January 2019
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by Ed Hardy

Controlling your humidity

If you routinely use ‘minimum pipe’ as a method of humidity control, you could be wasting a significant amount of money. Delegates at the recent two-day GrowSave workshop on Humidity Control learned how other strategies can be much more effective, not to mention cheaper.
Thursday, 17 January 2019
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by Mike Bond

Energy efficiency… not glamorous but effective

The global effort to reduce manmade emissions of the greenhouse gas CO2 has always been a two-pronged assault. Energy usage is reduced by efficiency improvements and decarbonised through renewable sources.
Thursday, 03 January 2019
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by Oli Coe

Sending food to Space

Towards the end of last year, negotiators gathered in Poland for the UN Climate Change Conference to discuss possible measures to halt global warming, whilst news emerged of a projected carbon emissions increase of more than 2% (compared with a 1.6% rise last year).
Thursday, 13 December 2018
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by Ed Hardy

It’s the most... expensive time of the year

As the winter sets in and the days get colder and shorter, maintaining a productive growing environment can be a challenge. For those targeting year-round production, keeping crops warm and well-lit, this can be an expensive time of year with high heating and electricity bills.
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
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by Steve Leil

Climate Change Levy rate set to increase in April 2019

With the upcoming closure of the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (known as the CRC), in April 2019, almost every business will see a significant increase in their energy costs. As the government loses revenue from one scheme, it was decided an increase in Climate Change Levy (

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