Farmers urged to capitalise on organic’s potential
Delegates at the UK’s largest organic conference, OF&G’s National Organic Combinable Crops (NOCC) heard how market opportunity, and increased recognition of organic’s benefits, should encourage increases in organic agricultural land area.
NOCC21: OF&G's National Organic Combinable Crops
Scientific evidence supports the use of crop diversity
A review paper published this month (Mar 2011) found “overwhelming” evidence that diverse plant communities are more productive than simple monocultures.