Archive for the ‘PRESS & MEDIA’ Category

Congratulations to Bernard Sparks on being made an RHS Associate of Honour.

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Congratulations to David Piccaver,appointed as Chairman of the Potato Council.

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Natural England and Environment Agency, Defra are consulting on their future as part of the periodic Triennial Review of arm’s length bodies. The consultation places a straight forward choice between “enhanced” joint-working and better coordination of delivery (option 1) or a new, merged agency (option 2).

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Crop Protection Association appoint a new CEO

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RT Hon David Willetts opens LED4CROPS

The Minister for Universities and Science officially opened the LED 4 Crops facility at STC on July 19 th.

 

 

Following his tour of the facility the Minister said ‘I can see how this facility will allow revolutionary changes to be made to future horticultural production’ ‘ I am particularly pleased to see that STC have been able to build a total partnership incorporating Lancaster University , Philips Lighting world experience , Cambridge HOK construction  and STC technology transfer skills , to create a seamless knowledge route to growers ‘’ The Fellowship Award gives a base to build the work programme .

The guests enjoyed some real sunshine !

 

 

The Minister addressing guests.

 

 

Mr David Piccaver (STC Research Foundation Director) in debate over applied research funding with Mr Neil Bragg (chairman of HDC) awaiting to put his views .