German sea buckthorn plant open branches with fruit
The search for a high-value, non-food crop with growth potential prompted former dairy farmer David Eagle to find out more about sea buckthorn. Mr Eagle, who has been researching the specialist crop – used as a feed supplement for horses – since 2008, began by growing German and Finnish varieties in 2009, adding Russian and Latvian plants in 2011. From there, he set up the British Sea Buckthorn Company in 2012, based on his farm at Kirby le Soken, just […]