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New updated version – Wakelyns Agroforestry: Resilience through diversity

Marking 30 years of agroforestry at Wakelyns, this
revised edition of Resilience Through Diversity celebrates the work of Martin and Ann,
fellow researchers from the Organic Research Centre and the wider research and Wakelyns
community; as evolved and expanded by their son David Wolfe and his wife Amanda from 2020.

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The North would benefit most from new hedgerows, ORC research for CPRE reveals

ORC research for CPRE reveals which parts of England would benefit most from the creation of new hedgerows

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Feed The Soil appeal: There is still time to have your donation doubled and help combat soil degradation in the UK

Please help us reach our £100,000 target. Take advantage of your donation being doubled before the campaign ends at midday on Thursday 25th. 

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Climate-resilient organic hops for sustainable beer

ORC is proud to have been part of the Innovative Farmers Organic hop varieties field lab which identified 3 varieties well-suited to organic systems

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Quantifying impacts of agroforestry on soil health

This spring REFOREST researchers have been assessing soil health in agroforestry systems using a range of practical measures.

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Don’t be so British!

We have extended the YOFGY application deadline to 10th May 2024. Apply or nominate someone now!

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Newly formed UK ORGANIC to spearhead revival of the sector

At its first annual conference, UK ORGANIC (formerly Organic Trade Board / OTB) set out its ambition to unite representatives across the supply chain to reenergise the organic sector and arrest the current volume decline the industry has been experiencing.

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Tree hay – using trees as livestock fodder

This Agroecology: strengthening livelihoods webinar was an informative and practical discussion on the benefits and practicalities of making and using tree hay, featuring Lynbreck Croft, Tap o’ North Farm, and Dr Lindsay Whistance of the Organic Research Centre.

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Save The Date! For one week only (18 – 25 April 2024), have your donation doubled and help raise funds for ORC’s Feed The Soil Project

ORC is taking part in the Big Give Green Match Fund campaign again this year. This time to raise £100,000 in just one week for our Feed the Soil project.

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Yorkshire Grain Alliance

New booklet outlines the vision of the Yorkshire Grain Alliance of a resilient, human scale food system for the future

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