In your field: Dan Hawes - "The shorts have been out more in the past few days than the whole of 2024"

Dan Hawes grew up on an arable farm in Suffolk and now produces strawberry and raspberry plants for the UK fruit market with Blaise Plants, sister company to Hugh Lowe Farms, Kent. The business grows outside, under tunnels and in glasshouses and produces more than four million plants a year. The arable side includes environmental schemes, with a mix of wheat, oilseed rape, beans and barley crops

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In your field: Dan Hawes - "The shorts have been out more in the past few days than the whole of 2024"

Hopefully since my last article you will have seen some British strawberries start to appear on the shelves. Glasshouse crops kicked off at the end of last month and field crops under tunnels are now...

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