Useful links


Organic Inform logo
Organic Inform – www.organicinform.org
Organic Inform was a DEFRA/EU funded project to support the development of organic farming in england by improving the availibilty of information. The project was completed in September 2009, but the website is still live and contains a rich database of articles, other information and proceedings from the annual ORC producer conference from 2006 to 2010.
IOTA Institute of Organic Training and Advice – www.organicadvice.org.uk
The Institute of Organic Training and Advice (IOTA) is a professional body for trainers, advisers and other extension workers involved in organic food and farming.
Garden Organic (HDRA) – http://www.gardenorganic.org.uk/
Garden Organic, the UK’s leading organic growing charity, has been at the forefront of the organic horticulture movement for 50 years and is dedicated to researching and promoting organic gardening, farming and food.

Weed control in organic agriculture from Garden Organic (HDRA) – www.organicweeds.org.uk
Provides information on weed management including both cultural and more direct weed control methods. It gives a broad overview of the options available in order to provide information that will be useful across all types of organic farming systems.
Soil Association – www.soilassociation.org and www.soilassociationscotland.org
The Soil Association promotes planet friendly food and farming through education, campaigns and community projects.
SRUC – Scotland’s Rural College – http://www.sruc.ac.uk/consulting/services/i-r/organic
Organic farming has been a major activity at SAC since 1986. SAC has its own organic farm for research and demonstration purposes and also has close links with many commercial organic farms. It has a major organic farming research programme and provides impartial advice on organic farming.
Organic Centre Wales – www.organiccentrewales.org.uk/
Organic Centre Wales is sponsored by the Welsh Assembly Government and was established in 2000 to provide information for the organic sector in Wales. It is run by a partnership of ADAS Wales, Aberystwyth University and The Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm.
Organic X Seeds – www.organicxseeds.com
Teagasc (Ireland) – www.teagasc.ie/topics/organicfarming/index.asp
Teagasc – the Agriculture and Food Development Authority – is the Irish national body providing integrated research, advisory and training services to the agriculture and food industry and rural communities. It was established in September 1988 under the Agriculture (Research, Training and Advice) Act, 1988.

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