Changing the future of food and farming

Category: Policy

Roadmap to a greener farming future

ORC welcomes Defra's roadmap for a transition to deliver a better, fairer farming system in England. We strongly support the participatory approach and are involved in three of Defra's Environmental Land Management 'Test and Trials'.…
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GM wheat trial fails

Wheat trial failure confirms folly of GM’s sticking plaster approach

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Are organic options being side-lined by Defra?

Is the government ignoring the value of ‘public goods’ in organic farming?

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UK pesticide standards could be slashed in new trade deals

Threat to public health and the environment

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EU targets 25% organic land in Europe by 2030

EU Biodiversity andFarm to Fork strategies unveiled

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Delivering on Net Zero: Scottish Agriculture

Scotland’s agriculture sector can comfortably reduce its greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 38% by 2045

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Agroecological transitions

Five case studies of farmers’ experiences published

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Organic Agriculture and the Sustainable Development Goals

Organic can be a solution to achieving SDGs

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Formal objection to GM potato crop trial

Plans for new GM crop trial raise objections from leading environmental and farming organisations

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Agroecology and carbon neutrality in Europe by 2050

New french study on reducing greenhouse gases by transitioning to agroecology

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