Reports

Seed and Plant Suppliers Guide

The CFC has recently produced a list of contacts within the worldwide cut flower seed and young plant sector to help with our role of sourcing new products. This has been turned into a handy booklet that can be downloaded from the following link – Seed and plant suppliers guide

Open Day 6th August 2014

Over 70 people attended the CFC 2014 Open Day on the 6th of August.  The event started with a tour of the lily alternative media trial courtesy of James Cole of E M Cole (Farms) Ltd and then moved to the CFC Rookery Farm site for 3 short presentations followed by a tour of the […]

CFC / HDC Tulip mechanisation study tour 2014 (video footage)

  The following link will take you to a short video which was taken during the tulip mechanisation tour on the 25th and 26th of February 2014.  A detailed report of the tour, written by Wayne Brough, was published in the April addition of HDC News. http://www.hdc.org.uk/video/hdccfc-tulip-mechanisation-study-tour-holland-2014

New Techical note summarising the CFC Lisianthus trials

The attached technical note is a summary of the lisianthus trials undertaken at the CFC over the past few years.  It has been compiled by Gordon Hanks and is available in paper form directly from the HDC. CFC HDC Lisianthus trials

New Techical note summarising the CFC Antirrhinum trials

The attached technical note is a summary of the Antirrhinum trials undertaken at the CFC over the past few years.  It has been compiled by Gordon Hanks and is available in paper form directly from the HDC. CFC HDC antirrhinum note

Column stock Fusarium susceptabilty trial summary

The attached information sheet give a summary of a trial carried out in the summer of 2013 looking at the Fusarium susceptibility of the current range of column stock varieties available from Florensis cut flowers and Combinations.   Fusarium Info sheet lo-res

Review of field and tunnel grown cut flowers with potential for UK exploitation

As part of the CFA’s on-going programme of new product development (NPD), Gordon Hanks has conducted an extensive review of on-going cut flower trials programmes undertaken in other countries.  This information is helping the CFA to shape its future NPD trial programme but there is of course a limit to how many new products that we are […]

Lily Day (11th September 2013) Hand Out

For those of you who could not make the lily day at Winchester Growers on the 11th of September you can access the hand out from the day by clicking the link below.  This is quite a large document so it will take quite a while to load! Lily Event 2013 Master Hand-out

Open Day 1st August 2013

About 70 people attended the 2013 CFC Open Day on the 1st of August.  The event began with a tour of the column stock variety trial and Fusarium susceptibility trial at J A Collison and Sons before moving over to the CFC site where formal presentations and a tour of the site were then rounded off by […]

Handout from Forced Tulip Event – 10th April 2013

Please click on the link below to view the handout from the CFC / HDC Forced Tulip Event held at Winchester Growers Nocton site on the 10th of April 2013. Master Handout Tulip Event 2013