22 June 2017
Agroforestry 2017

Improving productivity for farmers and foresters

6 July 2017
National Organic Combinable Crops (NOCC) 2017

OF&G's flagship event will be held in Hampshire



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



1 February 2017
The future of UK organic support

Defra minister announces continued support post-Brexit

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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

9 December 2016: ORC Bulletin 121 is at the printers
Spring/Summer issue available for free download

7 December 2016: The organic regulation review has reached a dead end
Either stop the process or start again says IFOAM EU

5 December 2016: Soil Farmer of the Year competition launched for the second year
Sharing best practice and innovation through championing farmers who are improving their soils

5 December 2016: Transitions to agroecological systems: farmersí viewpoints
New study on the transition process to agroecological systems on farms