The primary objective of the Trust is

The advancement of science for public benefit, primarily through the support of research and development, particularly in the fields of horticultural and other plant-based disciplines.



06 Jul

South-East England agritech, food and drink sectors secure £18M

A project to strengthen the competitiveness of Britain’s horticulture, food and drink industries has been awarded £18m of government funding. The Growing Kent & Medway initiative is one of seven national projects that will drive innovation-led growth and support areas of R&D strength thanks to government funding provided through UK Research and Innovation’s flagship Strength [Read more..]

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17 Feb

Mothers Day – Sunday 22 March

Treat your Mum this Mother’s Day to a delicious three course meal at Bradbourne House. Dine in our historic country house set in twenty acres of parkland complete with a lake and waterfall. Our specially designed menu starts from £45 per person, a children’s menu is also available. A truly unforgettable setting full of charm [Read more..]

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28 Jan

Jerry Cross wins David Hilton Memorial Award for outstanding industry contribution

Professor Jerry Cross has been presented with the David Hilton Memorial Award in recognition of his outstanding scientific contribution to fruit growing. The award was presented at the East Kent Fruit Society AGM last night (21/1/20) by President, John Guest. Jerry retired from NIAB EMR late last year following 26 years at East Malling, where [Read more..]

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East Malling
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