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Wage hike to attract crop pickers

Crippling labour shortages have forced vegetable farmers into drastic action to save their crops. One Lincolnshire farm, TH Clements and Son, is offering people the chance to earn £30 per hour – or £240 a day – to pick broccoli and cabbage at their Boston-based business. The family-owned farming business is promising all-year round crop picker […]

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Farming method on the up

Vertical farming has become a serious talking point in recent years as the important of food security becomes ever more apparent. Indoor farming has seen a flurry of recent investment across the globe and around $1.8 billion has flowed into the sector since 2014, according to data group Dealroom. So just what is vertical farming?

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