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Agroforestry for food, net zero and biodiversity

The 2024 Farm Woodland Forum Meeting will bring together researchers and practitioners across the UK who are advancing the practice of agroforestry for food production, reducing farm-level net greenhouse gas emissions, and enhancing biodiversity.

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Breckland Organics Farm Walk

Organic Arable and Oper8 project visit Breckland Organics, hosted by Chris Negus, to discuss weed management strategies

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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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Let’s Discuss Organic, Regenerative agriculture: how is the term (mis)used and what to do about it?

This IFOAM Organics Europe webinar will discuss the relationship between organic and regenerative farming, how the term “regenerative” is (mis)used, and how to address it. 

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Emergent Generation Peak District Weekend

This  Emergent Generation meet-up in the Peak District is for young people (18-35) passionate about agroecology and regenerative thinking. It includes visits to two regenerative farms in Derbyshire. Come for one day or both!

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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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