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Use of peat

A majority of peat used in the UK horticulture industry is imported from overseas, members of South Holland Growers’ Club have learned.

A majority of peat used in the UK horticulture industry is imported from overseas, members of South Holland Growers’ Club have learned.

Growers heard from Prof Jack Rieley of the University of Nottingham about the issues surrounding the government’s intention to stop all use of the growing medium in the coming years. He said 68 per cent of peat was imported, the majority from Ireland.

Growers heard from Prof Jack Rieley of the University of Nottingham about the issues surrounding the government’s intention to stop all use of the growing medium in the coming years. He said 68 per cent of peat was imported, the majority from Ireland.

A majority of peat used in the UK horticulture industry is imported from overseas, members of South Holland Growers’ Club have learned.

 

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