The Real Oxford Farming Conference 6th and 7th January 2015

See the details of this year’s conference here In 2009 the agricultural writer Graham Harvey (now of Pasture Promise TV) invited Colin Tudge and Ruth West (founders of the Campaign...

Reports and Presentations from the National Soil Symposium and Organic Producer Conference

This year for the first time  two popular organic events were run together to allow more people to participate in both. The Soil Association’s National Soil Symposium focussed on resilience. The Organic...

One-day Seminars at Organic Research Centre on organic food production and supply chains

For farmers/farm managers, advisers/land agents, researchers, young people including students/apprentices, and others involved in the food supply chain. Introduction to organic farming and food supply chains – principles and practice...

Do you have a problem with rushes on your farm? Field Lab starting January 2015

  Soil Association Scotland and The Farmer Network and  are looking for farmers who might be interested in taking part in a new Field Lab on Effective Rush Control, to investigate...

MSc in Organic Farming and Food Production students do farm nutrient budgets

The latest batch of students on our MSc in Organic Farming and Food Production had a wet tour with Simon Bainbridge on his organic farm in Northumberland last week. Simon...

Bee behaviour researcher discusses the balance between conserving nature and feeding people.

  Professor Dave Goulson has been obsessed with animals since he was a child. Now, as Professor of Biological Sciences at Sussex University, Dave has found himself in a media...

Reduced tillage and green manures for sustainable organic cropping systems –TILMAN-ORG

As the Tilman-ORG project draws to an end, many of the findings are published on the website and there are a number of short videos which summarise  the main topic...

Workshop about ‘Re-cycling the P’ at the Organic World Congress

At a workshop during the 18th Organic World Congress, Istanbul October 2014, researchers from the Improve-P project discussed recycling of phosphorus (P) in organic agriculture with stakeholders from several European...

Will GM Crops Feed The World?

The  Canadian Biotechnology Action Network has produced a report which examines experiences with GM crops from around the world and exposes the many ways in which they threaten the environment...

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Woodland Creation, Management and use of Biomass -FREE events in Scotland

   Assessing Your Potential: Farm Woodland Creation & Management14th October, West Dunbartonshire This practical half-day event will identify the on-farm opportunities for costs, savings and incomes which could be generated...

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