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Practical sustainable farming regardless of labels.
Recent Blog Posts
A chance to get down and dirty with your soils
New app to help farmers to monitor soil health I arrived at Whittington Lodge Farm in the Cotswolds on a very grey and damp day...blog
What lurks below?
Walking through a maturing cereal field in late spring / early summer is an excellent time to assess how successful (or not) your weed management...blog
Forage for sheep
In January's Agricology vlog, Richard Smith of Daylesford Farm discusses the forage he uses to feed his flock of commercial Lleyn Sheep. In the video...blog
Back to the future: exploring the benefits of mixed farming
I believe reintegrating leys and livestock into arable rotations can play a key role in the transition to more sustainable and resilient farming systems. I...blog
Recent Sector News
New Grass & Herbal Leys Farm Network LaunchedADAS
ADAS and AHDB are seeking industry representatives to join a new farm network focusing on the use of grass and herbal leys. Farmers, interested individuals...
Woodchip for Fertile SoilsSoil Association/Organic Research Centre
On a crisp November morning, within the inner sanctum of The Organic Research Centre at Elm Farm, I find myself amongst a mob of multi-disciplinary...
Dean Organic Trust offers Financial Support to Organic SectorThe Organic Research Centre
The Organic Research Centre, a leading independent research charity, is launching the new Dean Organic Fund at the Oxford Real Farming Conference this week. The...
Share-Farming Opportunity at Elm FarmOrganic Research Centre
The Organic Research Centre (ORC) is seeking to appoint a share farmer for their 80 ha Elm Farm in Berkshire in or after November 2018...