28 April 2015
Fertility building leys and green manures

Field lab at Tolhurst Organic

14 May 2015
Creeping thistle field lab

Controlling creeping thistles in arable crops and grass leys



20 April 2015
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15 April 2015
ORC Bulletin 118 is at the printers!

Autumn 2014 issue also now available to download



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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