12 September 2018
Weed control and green manures

Buckwheat for couch control field lab

15 November 2018
UK Organic Congress 2018

Going for Growth Transforming organic food and farming in the UK



17 August 2018
Global assessment of agricultural system redesign

Agricultural sustainability is delivering increases in productivity and improving the environment, and has spread to 163 million farms worldwide

7 August 2018
Dean Organic Fund interest free loans

Second round of applications now open



18 June 2018
Government support needed for agroforestry

Parliamentary wake up call for putting trees at the heart of agriculture

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17 August 2018: Global assessment of agricultural system redesign
Agricultural sustainability is delivering increases in productivity and improving the environment, and has spread to 163 million farms worldwide

7 August 2018: Dean Organic Fund interest free loans
Second round of applications now open

26 July 2018: Rothamsted Research GM field trial is ruled unlawful
Campaign groups demand action on Camelina trials

26 July 2018: New Genetic Engineering techniques to be regulated as GMOs
European Court of Justice ruling

19 July 2018: YQ and the rise of an alternative grain network
Interview with Kimberley Bell of the Small Food Bakery

16 July 2018: Ticking the anti-globalisation box
Motives for buying local, organic food through English box schemes

11 July 2018: The Summer Bulletin No.125 is out!
Bulletin 124 now available

10 July 2018: World Agroforestry Congress 2019
Call for abstracts is open

18 June 2018: Martin Wolfe receives lifetime achievement award
For services to plant breeding, diversity, the environment and sustainable food production.

11 June 2018: Impacts of conversion to 100% organic management
New research reveals the production impact of a large-scale conversion to organic management in England and Wales

11 June 2018: The benefits of growing sainfoin
Sainfoin experience day

6 June 2018: Agroforestry in England: Benefits, barriers and opportunities
New policy briefing

22 May 2018: Organic farming: new EU rules adopted
New regulation to come into effect 1 January 2021

21 May 2018: Defra release organic farming stats for 2017
Organic land area in UK slowly increasing

18 May 2018: Countryside Stewardship and organic farming
Improving uptake of Countryside Stewardship