10 May 2017
Tree fodder: food for thought?

Does tree fodder have a role to play in todayís livestock farming in the UK?

22 June 2017
Agroforestry 2017

Improving productivity for farmers and foresters



20 April 2017
Innovative Farmers now free to join

Easier access to innovation as membership fees scrapped

19 April 2017
Sustainability of permaculture, organic and conventional farms

Seeking farms for sustainability assessments



1 February 2017
The future of UK organic support

Defra minister announces continued support post-Brexit

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20 April 2017: Innovative Farmers now free to join
Easier access to innovation as membership fees scrapped

19 April 2017: Sustainability of permaculture, organic and conventional farms
Seeking farms for sustainability assessments

13 April 2017: LEADER funding
Grants for rural businesses in Chilterns, Clay Vales and North and West Northamptonshire

6 April 2017: Iodine levels in organic milk showing upward trend
OMSCo study results published

17 March 2017: Multi-agency GM potato objection
ORC joins with others to express concerns over GM potato trial

10 March 2017: Countryside Stewardship opens for 2017
The third year of the Countryside Stewardship scheme is open for applications

23 February 2017: Consultation on breeding techniques
IFOAM seeks comments on position paper

22 February 2017: UK organic market tops £2 billion
Soil Associationís 2017 Organic Market Report is out

17 February 2017: Challenges of organic arable farming
Call for applications for online course

20 January 2017: OK-Net Arable at Biofach
Workshop on farmer-led innovation

16 January 2017: UK Organic Sector backed by EU Funding
Organic Trade Board win funding to promote organic

4 January 2017: The Basics of Soil Fertility
Shaping our relationship to the soil

4 January 2017: Creeping thistle
Successful control in organic farming

14 December 2016: EU agriculture ministers clash over Organic Regulation
Strong disagreement over Organic Regulation review: new start needed.

9 December 2016: Organic Regulation review: we need a new start
Negotiations reach standstill