The potential of biofumigation to control soil borne pests, pathogens and weeds
This Practice Abstract from the DiverIMPACTS project explores the practicalities of biofumigation in the field
Building successful value chains for diversified cropping systems, using Hodmedods as an example
Value chains with close collaboration between supply chain and society, enable direct, dynamic and innovative, relationships that better facilitate management and sales of smaller volumes of diverse products.
The Promise of Agroforestry
LESSONS FROM THE FIELD
Hedge fund: investing in hedgerows for climate, nature and the economy
In this research, commissioned by CPRE, the countryside charity, and undertaken independently by the Organic Research Centre, we provide an evidence-based analysis of the environmental and economic benefits of hedgerows.
Integrating flowers for attracting beneficial insects in protected cropping
A group of UK growers have been designing protected cropping systems to ensure the occurrence of flowering plants throughout the growing season to encourage pollinators and beneficial insects.
National food strategy
Historic reform to food system needed to protect the NHS, improve the health of the nation and save our environment
The Case for Local Food
Building better local food systems to benefit society and nature
Organic Farming and Biodiversity
New report highlights benefits of organic farming for biodiversity