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Abbey Home Farm visit

Join us for this Your Farming Future farm tour and peer to peer workshop to learn more about economically and environmentally sustainable mixed organic farming. The farm visit will involve a farm tour, lunch, and…
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Pasture-fed production: Findings from the SEEGSLIP project

https://youtu.be/eYOWbze6aIU The SEEGSLIP project sought to evidence the practices of a particular group of farmers, the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association (PFLA) in terms of their social, ecological and economic sustainability. This video explains the project, the…
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ORC Bulletin 135 on its way!

And Bulletin 122 available for free download

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Groundswell 2022

The Regenerative Agriculture Show and Conference The Groundswell event provides a forum for farmers and anyone interested in food production or the environment to learn about the theory and practical applications of Conservation Agriculture or…
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More organic land needed for growing organic market

Soil Association Certification’s Organic Market Report 2022 reveals the UK organic market is now worth a record £3.05 billion after a 5.2% growth in sales in 2021, with shoppers spending almost £60 million on organic…
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Increased payment rates for organic farming brings opportunities as market grows

Farmers who convert to organic will receive up to double the previous rates in a raft of government payment increases that are launching amid strong growth across the organic market. Payments for organic farming in…
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Agroforestry Open Weekend 2022

Celebrating the growing global community of Agroforestry farms and farming. Following the success of the Anglian Agroforestry Open Weekend 2021, a number of farms will be participating in this weekend in 2022 giving opportunities to…
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Manual: Welfare and environmental impact of organic pig production. A review

This recently published manual contains 29 factsheets created within the POWER project (part of Horizon 2020, CORE Organic Co-fund project). The manual is split into chapters with the factsheets presented under four major themes. The…
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A decade of field labs

Now in its 10th year, the Innovative Farmers network is celebrating the success of more than 120 field labs that have placed farmers in the driving seat of agricultural research, with the network connected with…
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Use of Complementary and Alternative Methods is significantly reducing antibiotic use and vet costs on UK and Irish farms

A survey of over 220 livestock farms (80% commercial) in the UK and Ireland has reported up to 69% reduction in antibiotic use, up to 70% reduction in vet costs, significant reduction in disease frequency…
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