The Fenland radish is ready to add extra crunch to the country’s salads – 10 days ahead of schedule.
A regional outbreak of carrot disease has been blamed by Alan Bartlett & Sons (Chatteris) for a dip in turnover and profits last year.
Farmers across East Anglia affected by the collapse of Wellgrain, one of the country’s largest regional grain merchants, face an uncertain time if they are among the 286 names on the list of creditors believed to be owed in excess of £15 million.
Some farmers say they stand to lose up to £100,000 following the news that Ely-based Wellgrain Ltd, a grain trader, has gone into administration owing up to £15 million to almost 300 creditors.
The Stirling spring sale Charolais supreme champion is heading to Essex after it was snapped up by keen cattle breeders.