Demand for apple trees soared as The Thatchers Community Orchard Project doubled donations in its third year
A new nature conservation area is being planned by Thatchers Cider, for Myrtle Farm in Somerset
With many old and heritage varieties of apple trees beginning to disappear, this project is using genotyping – a process that compares DNA to find the differences in genetic make-up.
Sandford Orchards is working with scientists from Bristol University to identify and preserve ancient apple varieties in their beautiful historic orchards in mid Devon
As part of its 2021 apple tree planting season, Thatchers Cider is introducing its Community Orchard Project.
Progress of the apple research which is part funded by NACM via the Collaborative Training Partnership for Fruit Crop Research
Orchard managers, apple growers and cidermakers from all over the country gathered on 1st August for the annual National Association of Cider Makers (NACM) Orchard and Machinery Day
Alistair Campbell’s PhD investigated improving pest control services and beneficial insect conservation in cider apple orchards using multi-functional flower mixes
Rhizotrons; rootarchitecture; rootstocks in tissue culture and lifting stoolbeds
Over a series of features we will introduce you to each student and the topic that they are researching.
NACM is proud to be working with NIAB-EMR Contributing to a Secure and Sustainable Future for Cider Apple Growing
UK NERC funding has enabled an industrial partnership to investigate how microbial diversity in soil affects apple production
Investigating the efficacy of willow woodchip mulch as a control for apple scab.
HMRC gives tax boost to vineyard and cider orchard owners
Richard Morgan-Jones, who has followed in his father’s footsteps in growing and supplying apples to Thatchers, was presented with the Thatchers Apple Grower of the Year award at the cidermaker’s annual Wassail celebrations.