Strategies to Improve Fertiliser Efficiency and Save £s on Your Farm – Cover Crops, Precision Farming and More… Thursday 19th March

Catchment Sensitive Farming in conjunction with Landbridge, Newcastle University and the Nafferton Ecological Farming Group held a free workshop on cover crops, precision farming and more. Featuring contributions from CSF, Agrovista...

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SAC Consulting and Cumbria Organics Focus meeting at Slack House Farm

SAC Consulting and Cumbria Organics held  a focus meeting on 24th February at Slack House Farm, Gilsland, Cumbria, CA8 7DB The meeting  looked at what the changes in CAP reform mean...

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The Landworkers’ Alliance – North-East Network

  The Landworkers’ Alliance – North-East Network held their first meeting on Tuesday 10th February , at Ouseburn Farm, Newcastle-upon-Tyne  NE1 2PA About the Landworkers’ Alliance: We are a producer-led organisation of small-scale producers and...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Do you have a problem with rushes on your farm? Field Lab 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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