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Westons Cider Employee wins Horticulture Apprentice of the Year

A Cider and Top Fruit Apprentice wins the Horticulture Apprentice of the Year - Tom Churchill was one of the first cohort of students on the course..Read More »

Winter Pruning Somerset - January 2016

Over 40 growers turned out for the Winter Pruning Day on one of the warmest days on recordRead More »

Members Only - Durham Univserity Graduate project into mechanical harvesting

ONE member's have been asked to take part in a survey to help develop the next generation of apple harvestersRead More »

Members Only - ONE members asked to record informal field trials

If you are trying a new way of growing your perry pear or cider apple trees, managing pest and diseases or pruning techniques we want to hear from youRead More »
It was a full house at the Bunch of Carrots, Hampton Bishop,

Winter Pruning Day Herefordshire

Winter Pruning Day - Herefordshire - the new format for this annual event was a sell out Read More »

Grower's Survey

ONE members asked to shape the future of ONE in the 2015 Grower's SurveyRead More »

Warm winter causes concern for growers

BBC Radio Somerset interview Gilly Pollock and John Perry of Perry's cider amid concerns about the warm mild winterRead More »
Sam and Joe Healey - Directors

SWECA AGM - Cornwall

The South West of England Cidermakers Association met up in CornwallRead More »

Members Only - Duchy Orginals Green Manures Trials - Feedback Year 1

The project is now completing it's first year. Read the article by Emily Durrant to keep up to date with the results so far. Read More »

French Growers visit

French Growers visitRead More »
Speakers with Chair Helen Thomas

ONE - NACM Growers Conference - a great success

The inaugural growers conference was a sell out event attracting growers from across the countryRead More »

Growers Conference - Guest Speakers Announced

Learn from the experts at the Growers Conference for cider apple growers and makers Read More »
Martin Thatcher, Chair of the NACM and MD of Thatchers Cider

NACM and ONE Growers Conference 24th February 2015

The inaugural conference will be held at Gloucester Rugby Club and is attracting growers from the West Country and Herefordshire, and beyond. Read More »

We're looking for First Time Fruit Farmers - need to love the outdoors and cider apples!

If the Channel 4 First Time Farmers programmes whet your appetite for a career in farming and the great outdoors, then we may have the career opportunity just for you. Read More »

Study Day - Pear to Perry Tour - Visiting some of Herefordshire's finest perry orchards - 20th August

Join us on a day of discovery to learn from growers and cider makers about the pros and cons of growing perry pears Read More »

Members Area - Hedge cutting regulations - are you aware of the proposed changes ?

The current regulations are due to change with the new Common Agriculture Policy reform in 2015, we look at what those changes could mean to the countrysideRead More »

The annual NACM Orchard and Machinery Day was held for the first time at Thatchers Cider

The annual NACM Orchard and Machinery Day has become a highlight of the cider industry, this year hosted for the first time by Thatchers CiderRead More »

The long hot summer brings a warning of Fireblight to cider apple orchards - Angela Berrie advises what to do now

The conditions are pretty perfect for the spread of Fireblight which is a problem for young fruit trees and has no chemical cure Read More »

Inaugural Cider and Orcharding Careers Event showcases Cider and Top Fruit Apprentices

The first career event for the cider industry will be held on 10th July at Weston’s Cider in Herefordshire. Read More »

There's never been a better time to join the cider industry

Radio 4's Farming Today joins media interest in Apprenticeship Schemes for the next generation of cider growersRead More »

Events

We have a range of events and training planned over the next few months - so don't miss out!Read More »

ONE Members - Agrovista Technical Day - Leominster

There was a good turn out for the annual Agrovista Technical Day at Luctonians Rugby Club in LeominsterRead More »

Bath and West Best Cider Orchard Competition - Enter now

This is your chance to be recognised for the time and effort you put into managing and nurturing your orchards. Read More »

Somerset growers tell of their worries after the wettest January on record

ONE talked to two Somerset cider makers and growers to get the latest newsRead More »

Duchy Originals awards research funding to apple growers

New research project aims to replace herbicide strip with green manures Read More »

Thatchers appointed the official cider company for Glastonbury Festival

Two Somerset farming families join forces for three year partnership Read More »

Exchange and Mart

ONE Members - Advertise your surplus machinery, cider making kit etc to the network for FREE!Read More »

Fruit Focus

Come and meet us at Fruit Focus on 24th July at East Malling Research Centre, Kent and find out what we're doing to help the cider and perry fruit growers!Read More »

West Bradley Orchards wins Best Cider Orchard at Bath and West Show

A first-rate modern intensive orchard picks up the coveted prize 'Best Cider Orchard'Read More »

ONE Membership increases in South West

There has been a rapid number of new members to ONE in recent months - mainly from the South West of EnglandRead More »
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