23 October 2019
Soil nutrient management

A workshop with Mark Measures

21 November 2019
Agroforestry event in Melton Mowbray

A Win Win for Farm productivity and the Environment



16 October 2019
Land and Soil Management Award 2019/20 call

Apply now! Deadline 31 December 2019

15 October 2019
Integrated Pest Management decision support systems

ADAS lead new online platform for farmers and advisors



21 March 2019
In adversity, what are farmers doing to be more resilient?

Opportunities, barriers and constraints in organic techniques helping to improve the sustainability of conventional farming

Organic services offered:

  • Technical advice
  • Financial planning & business management
  • Conversion planning - technical
  • Conversion planning - financial
  • Training
  • Technical & farm management support to producer groups & organic organisations

Areas of expertise:

  • Arable
  • Beef & sheep
  • Dairy
  • Grassland
  • Composting
  • Manure management
  • Soil management & fertility
  • Wildlife & nature conservation
  • Conversion planning - technical
  • Conversion planning - financial
  • Financial planning & business management

Contact

Tel: 01588 640 118
Mobile: 07887 746524
Email: mark@organicadvice.org.uk
Location: Shropshire
Website: www.organicmeasures.co.uk

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Mark Measures, BSc (Hons)

Mark Measures is an independent organic agriculture consultant specialising in advice and training in farm business management, husbandry, conversion planning and organic systems development.

Mark has 25 years of organic farming experience; he established the Organic Advisory Service (EFRC) in 1985 and headed it for 15 years and initiated and coordinated the establishment of the Organic Milk Suppliers Cooperative. He has an extensive knowledge of all aspects of organic production and its markets, research and standards development. He has travelled widely and has experience of organic extension throughout the world.

Mark currently works through a number of organic organisations and producer groups including heading the Organic Systems Development Programme at ORC.

He is a partner in a mixed organic farm, joint editor of the biennial Organic Farm Management Handbook and Director of the Institute of Organic Training and Advice which provides training, information and accreditation to advisers throughout the UK.