Please do not collect and send any blight samples for the 2019 season to FERA, the samples will not be processed The Fight Against Blight contract is currently being renegotiated, Please contact for further information on where to send samples.

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The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) takes the privacy of users of this website ( seriously.

By submitting your personal information in electronic form, or by using this website you give your consent that all personal information that you submit may be processed and stored by us in the manner and for the purposes described below:

  • For purposes related to the business – blight details such as personal information will be recorded. (Name, address, email, telephone number)

AHDB shall process and store all personal information you submit to us in accordance with applicable law and in particular shall ensure it has appropriate security measures in place to guard against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information you provide and shall keep your personal data only for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with any applicable legal requirements.No data will be sold to third parties.

If you require deletion or alteration of any personal data held about you, this can be done by emailing you can also review your profile online.

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