11 March 2017
BDAC soil seminar

Intensive course will include insights into soil, life, structure and chemistry

21 March 2017
Soil Health; a living perspective

Optimising soil management for productivity



17 February 2017
Challenges of organic arable farming

Call for applications for online course

20 January 2017
OK-Net Arable at Biofach

Workshop on farmer-led innovation



1 February 2017
The future of UK organic support

Defra minister announces continued support post-Brexit

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17 February 2017: Challenges of organic arable farming
Call for applications for online course

20 January 2017: OK-Net Arable at Biofach
Workshop on farmer-led innovation

16 January 2017: UK Organic Sector backed by EU Funding
Organic Trade Board win funding to promote organic

4 January 2017: The Basics of Soil Fertility
Shaping our relationship to the soil

4 January 2017: Creeping thistle
Successful control in organic farming

14 December 2016: EU agriculture ministers clash over Organic Regulation
Strong disagreement over Organic Regulation review: new start needed.

9 December 2016: Organic Regulation review: we need a new start
Negotiations reach standstill

9 December 2016: ORC Bulletin 121 is at the printers
Spring/Summer issue available for free download

7 December 2016: The organic regulation review has reached a dead end
Either stop the process or start again says IFOAM EU

5 December 2016: Soil Farmer of the Year competition launched for the second year
Sharing best practice and innovation through championing farmers who are improving their soils

5 December 2016: Transitions to agroecological systems: farmersí viewpoints
New study on the transition process to agroecological systems on farms

30 November 2016: Easier access to information on pestcides and their effects
Important Decision from the EU Court of Justice

28 November 2016: Organic leaders call for a regulation that supports development
Market growth needs to be supported through better implementation of the organic regulation

25 November 2016: Call for sheep and goat farmers
Sustainability assessments, case studies and to test innovative farm practices

23 November 2016: Progress in organic plant breeding
Main achievements from the COBRA project