Tag: Current Projects

Organic at the Heart

The Organic at the Heart project aims to build communities around environmentally friendly farming through the development and demonstration of local hubs that embody the Organic Principles of Health, Ecology, Fairness and Care.
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A National Network of Agroforestry Farms

Sharing knowledge and evidence of the value of agroforestry through a network of farms and initiatives across the UK working to balance the objectives of simultaneously and sustainably growing food, transition to the new ELM Scheme and contribute to ‘public goods.’

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Dartmoor ELMs Test and Trial

ORC is supporting Dartmoor National Park Authority Officers and the Voluntary Advisory Team in the development of a scorecard as part of their Dartmoor Environmental Land Management (ELMs) test and trial
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Agroforestry ELM Test - Designing an Environmental Land Management system for UK agroforestry

Are you a farmer practicing or interested in agroforestry? Click here to receive project email updates or become more involved with this project.  *NEW* Agroforestry ELM test project blog can be viewed here *NEW*
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AGROforestry and MIXed farming systems — Participatory research to drive the transition to a resilient and efficient land use in Europe (AGROMIX)

The project investigates the opportunities given by mixed farming and agroforestry systems for carbon balance and climate change mitigation and adaptation
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Evaluating the different approaches for improving UK organic trade statistics

The study is looking at improving organic trade data statistics in the UK

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Agro-ecological soil management, EIP Operational Group (European Innovation Partnership)

This EIP operational group compares alternative soil assessment methods specifically for organic dairy systems (Albrecht method, Soil Respiration, etc.), working with the farmers David Wilson, Lyndon Edwards and Wil Armitage in 3-year field trials.

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Farm-based organic variety trials network

Livewheat will establish a network of farmers and researchers, with broad stakeholders’ support, able to undertake on-farm experimentation and data collection to enable informed decision making for sustainable organic and low-input wheat production

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Environmental Land Management Scheme: Test and Trials

the table of projects on the relevant team page.] The project aims to assess the public goods that are being delivered through agricultural practices, across two landscape areas using the Public Goods (PG) tool.

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Organic Plus - Pathways to phase-out contentious inputs from organic agriculture in Europe

Minimising the use of contentious inputs in certified organic agriculture in Europe by providing research based decision support for actors in the organic sector, including policy makers, and thus reach the next level of the organic success story

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