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...

A Celebration of Potatoes!

Come visit Nafferton on Saturday, November 15th from 11am to 3pm to enjoy NEFG’s first ever Potato Party, including FREE potatoes for ALL! Join us for any of the following activities:...

New report – Will GM Crops Feed The World?

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

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...

Sustainable Intensification of European Agriculture Report

Professor Alan Buckwell has written a digestible summary of a report  on the sustainable intensification of European Agriculture on the CAP2020 website: Sustainable Intensification of European Agriculture IEEP recently completed a...

Organic Knowledge Fest (Practical and Research) in November

This year for the first time  two popular organic events are being run together to allow more people to participate in both. The Soil Association’s National Soil Symposium (25th November) will be...

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Young Researchers Developing Knowledge about Reduced Tillage Systems

Within the TILMAN-ORG project on reduced tillage systems, four PhD theses and several master theses are being carried out. TILMAN-ORG offered an excellent platform to exchange between junior and senior...

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