A level biology students visit Tangmere

A level biology students visit Tangmere

18 A-level biology students from St Philip Howard School swapped their classroom to spend the afternoon in a unique learning environment; a 10.5ha pepper glasshouse. The purpose of the visit was to illustrate key concepts through real-life examples and discover how environmental factors can affect a plant’s rate of photosynthesis. The science of growing food Listening to a talk by Crops Manager,… leer más

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Tangmere supports student research in crop protection

Tangmere supports student research in crop protection

Sara King, who studies BSc (Hons) Agriculture with Crop Management at Harper Adams University will be investigating how best to control aphid in food crops. Mark Knight Technical Crops Manager for Tangmere said: “Aphid is a common pest that threatens our pepper crops. We are delighted to support Sara with the plants needed for her research and to improve knowledge of how we respond to pest problems.”… leer más

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Overall, 2016 has been a solid year of production. With a warm winter, followed by a bright cool spring, the crops were slow getting away and produced a heavy first set. The British summer weather came late for us, but we’re happy to say, all was well as we entered August and September with perfect ripening conditions and continuous production. The Next Frontier You may recall, last December… leer más

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Reducing food waste, helping people in need

Reducing food waste, helping people in need

Tangmere Airfield Nurseries have recently joined other producers in an innovative scheme run by logistics operator Fowler Welch and food redistribution charity FareShare. The aim is to take surplus food from the supply chain and provide nutritious meals for people in need. Considering the fact that currently 8.4 million people in the UK struggle to afford a meal– equivalent to the entire population… leer más

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Tangmere sponsors youth football

Tangmere sponsors youth football

Tangmere Airfield Nurseries sponsorship of Predators Youth Football Club in Bognor Regis began in 2011 sponsoring the under-12's team. Over the past five years, the business has continued its backing and has now signed sponsorship of the under-18's for the next two seasons 2016-18. Predators is a Charter Standard Community Football Club, recognised by the FA for the difference it makes to grassroots… leer más

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The Perfect Pepper Soup

The Perfect Pepper Soup

With the evenings drawing in it’s certainly time to get cosy and cook warming meals for everyone to enjoy together. Our Pepper Soup is just perfect for a simple supper with a crusty loaf ready to enjoy on the side. My focus when creating new recipes here at the Emsworth Cookery School is always to make sure that they’re easy for anyone to cook at home with a minimum of equipment. That is… leer más

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