Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill
26th Oct 2022
The Genetic Technology Bill threatens our food, our farms and the natural environment. MPs have a chance to change the bill in the House of Commons ‘report stage’ which is scheduled for Monday 31 October.
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Go Organic’s Organic September 2022
25th Aug 2022
Organic September is about celebrating everything organic and the hard work and dedication that goes into growing while working with nature, not against it.
Agroforestry Policy Brief
27th Jan 2022
How can agroforestry contribute towards biodiversity conservation? The Policy Brief, written by Colin Tosh, is based on evidence presented in, and feedback to the online workshop held 20/10/2021. The key findings were: Agroforestry increases farmland…Read More
The organic route to a resilient future
9th Apr 2021
An article by ORC's Head of Research Will Simonson has been included in the March/April edition of e-law, published by UKELA (United Kingdom Environmental Law Association) as part of an issue focusing on the Agriculture…Read More
Why organic – contributing productively to future farming and food policy
10th Feb 2021
New English Organic Forum (EOF) report presents a clear, consolidated and compelling case for organic farming. Produced as an organic industry-wide blueprint, Why organic – contributing productively to future farming and food policy sets out…Read More
Roadmap to a greener farming future
7th Dec 2020
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'.…Read More
GM wheat trial fails
25th Jun 2020
Wheat trial failure confirms folly of GM’s sticking plaster approach
Are organic options being side-lined by Defra?
12th Jun 2020
Is the government ignoring the value of ‘public goods’ in organic farming?
UK pesticide standards could be slashed in new trade deals
11th Jun 2020
Threat to public health and the environment
EU targets 25% organic land in Europe by 2030
26th May 2020
EU Biodiversity andFarm to Fork strategies unveiled