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Field labs

Field labs are where farmers and growers test new approaches, share existing best practice and sharpen their problem-solving skills.
 
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Nutritional differences in organi...

New research shows significant differences in anti-oxidant levels between organic and non-organic crops
 
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Enter the Innovation Award

Farmers and growers - have you got a pioneering idea that benefits the environment, health or animal welfare? Enter our Innovation Award, entries close 17 August.
 
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Save Our Seeds - join the campaig...

Proposed EU rules are set to reduce the number of seed varieties available for us all to grow, damage biodiversity and drive small seed merchants out of business.
 
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Organic sales up 2.8%

Read our latest Organic Market Report which reveals that sales of organic products in the UK grew by 2.8% in 2013 - a decisive return to growth.
 
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Succeed with seed with selection perfection

Ben Raskin: One of the keys to saving your own seed is the 'selection', or identifying the best of your plants to keep the seed from. If you are aiming to 'maintain' a variety, in other words to keep it as close as possible to the original genetics of that variety, then there will be specific traits you will need to keep (colour, height, pest or disease resistance for instance). Most of just want to ensure the selection performs well in our garden or farm.

25 July 2014 | 1 Comments | Recommended by 2