A practical guide to designing, installing and using irrigation systems for market gardeners.
DiverIMPACTS case studies across Europe highlight why crop diversification strategies have been successful and what challenges needed to be overcome to achieve success.
The ORC whole farm sustainability assessment tool offers unrivalled access to knowledge for researchers and farmers alike through an easy-to-navigate interface.
Footage of a workshop session held at Organic Matters 2022 exploring vegetable landraces, diverse varieties, and the celebration and culture of seed.
Final report for a project based on the premise that ancient or heritage wheats may be more suitable for organic and low-input production and better adapted to marginal environments than 'modern' high-yielding varieties.
This publication from the Landworkers' Alliance highlights what pioneers of agroecology in the UK are doing to create a productive and sustainable agriculture.
FiBL handbook aiming to create a common toolbox of knowledge-based strategies for organic pig producers and presents best practice examples from across Europe for inspiration.
Footage recorded at the ORFC 2020 session on 'The future of agroecological weed management.' Mike Mallett of Maple Farm Kelsale shares insights into approaches to weed management he is implementing on his diverse 350 acre organic farm in Suffolk.
A series of leaflets divided in to different crop types covering the weed management options available to you within an organic system.
Which soil tests to do, when to do them, which fields and where on the fields to test to get a representative sample.
Alex Heffron uses a plate meter to monitor the volume of forage available in fields across his farm allowing him to improve grass growth and soil health with mob grazing.
Spring and autumn are the best times to do soil tests. Try the three most important and easy soil tests you can do yourself on your land to understand soil health.
Exploration of the concept of food quality, looking at differences in sustainability between organic and conventional food production.
This Soil Association PDF provides an overview of what you may need to take into consideration when planning rotations for field crops.
Defra webpage with information about how to convert your farm to organic.
Technical information to help you manage the clover content of your swards in ways that will benefit your sheep stocking rates.
Practical recommendations for improving soil phosphate (P) availability for your crops; maintaining levels and maximising on P inputs.