The Continuing Glyphosate Debate

As the debate and politics surrounding the use of the pesticide glyphosate heat up, particularly in the EU, Professor Carlo Leifert would like to draw your attention to a video...

Full Video of Carlo Leifert’s Future of Organic Panel at 2016 Food Tank Summit

On April 21st, Professor Carlo Leifert was the keynote speaker for the ‘Future of Organic’ panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington D.C. Professor Leifert presented results from...

Next Spelt and Rye Event on 2nd July at Nafferton Farm

As part of the continuing series of events focusing on rye and spelt trials, the Nafferton Ecological Farming Group will host a summer information session on 2nd July 2016. This...

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Professor Leifert Speaking at 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington D.C.

Professor Carlo Leifert will be speaking as part of the ‘Future of Organic’ panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit on 21st April. Food Tank is a non-profit focused on...

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Our new study finds significant differences between organic and non-organic milk and meat products

In the largest systematic reviews of their kind, an international team of experts led by Newcastle University, UK, has shown that both organic milk and meat contain around 50% more...

Results from ImproveP Potato Trials

The International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems (ICROFS) has shared some of the results from the ImproveP project. ImproveP considers strategies for addressing phosphorus deficiency in organic farming...

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Latest from the Sustainable Intensification Platform

The Sustainable Intensification Platform (SIP), a DEFRA scheme, has released its second newsletter with updates on a variety of projects and events within the platform. Nafferton is one of the...

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Updates from the 2015 Rye and Spelt Event Series at Nafferton Farm

As part of both the Healthy Minor Cereals and Sustainable Intensification Platform projects, the Nafferton Ecological Farming Group is hosting a series of information sessions about spelt and rye growing in Northeast...

Organic Producers’ Conference 27-28 January

The Organic Research Centre presents the 10th Organic Producers’ Conference in Bristol in January. The theme of the event is Common Ground: Agroecology, food sovereignty and organic farming in practice and...

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Growing Spelt and Rye in the Northeast: Nafferton to host a November Information Session

The Nafferton Ecological Farming Group will host an information session on the 21st November 2015 to discuss preliminary results from the first year of spelt and rye trials at Nafferton Farm and the...