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30 April 2018
Improving the sustainability of sheep farming

Registration extended!

2 May 2018
Intercropping in arable systems

Field lab meeting at Bockhanger Farms in Kent



18 April 2018
New technical guide on dock control

Combining the best methods for successful control

10 April 2018
Health and Harmony – will a Green Brexit deliver?

Make your voice heard in Defra consultation



12 April 2018
Transitions to Agroecological Systems: Farmers’ Experience

New report sheds light on how UK farming can meet the sustainability challenge

The 2017 edition is now published

The Organic Farm Management Handbook is the only source of up-to-date information on the costs and performance of organic farming.

This is a ‘must have’ publication for everyone interested in the business of organic farming and growing. The new edition provides technical and financial data, information on current support schemes, Brexit permitting, as well as an update on organic markets as growth returns.

2016 saw clear signs of confidence returning to the organic sector, with strong market growth and renewed interest from producers in conversion to organic production. The fall in the value of the pound following the Brexit referendum has created new opportunities for expanding exports. In the UK domestic market it has meant a more competitive position for UK producers in the light of more expensive imports. Also the Organic Trade Board has been successful in securing €10.4 million (from Industry and the EU) for a joint promotion campaign with Organic Denmark. These factors should strengthen demand in 2017 with positive impacts on farm-gate prices.

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