6 January 2015
2015 Oxford Real Farming Conference

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14 January 2015
Agroecology and sustainable intensification

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18 December 2014
Hedgerow harvesting machinery trials

Different techniques for harvesting hedgerows compared at Elm Farm

17 December 2014
Organic Producers' Conference Proceedings online

See videos, photos, presentations and reports from the conference.



25 November 2014
ORC welcomes Defra’s proposed organic payment rates

New Countryside Stewardship Scheme support rates for organic farming in England have been announced today.

Can Organic Farming Feed the World?

Category: Research
17 November 2003

‘Can organic farming feed the world?’ is a question that is generally posed as a put-down by those people who are against organic farming, and is used as part of a defense of conventional agriculture. It is hardly ever raised by people who are seriously contemplating the subject and rarely by someone prepared to even briefly consider that feeding the world - whether by organic or conventional methods - has hardly anything to do with agriculture and is mainly to do with finance and power.For the full article please click here.

Keywords: organic farming feed world global hunger starving famine conventional agriculture population human money nutrition World Bank TNC grain market Woodward

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