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Soil Association Organic Food Awards 2010

20 May 2010

Now in their 22nd year, the Soil Association's Organic Food Awards showcase the very best in quality organic food and drink - and highlight the imaginative and successful way in which individuals and companies are contributing to the resurgence in or...

Managing livestock in a changing climate

20 May 2010

This course took place on 20 May 2010 on Glensaugh Farm. The technical session in the morning included presentations from John Vipond, Johnny Mackay & David Ross. Topics included improving productivity and efficiency through health and diet, selecti...

Arable farm walk near Wimborne, Dorest (17 June)

10 May 2010

Organic and non-organic arable producers are invited to a free technical farm walk on Thursday 17 June 2010 in Dorset to compare organic and non-organic arable systems and rotations.

Nick Rebbeck

30 April 2010

Nick Rebbeck, organic farmer and founder of Learning on the Farm, died on 23 April after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Recommended Grass and Clover Lists 2010 now available

29 April 2010

The Soil Association is distributing copies of the Recommended Grass and Clover Lists 2010 to its members.

"Sometimes you need to rock the boat": read the Talking Point

23 April 2010

Read Phil Stocker's latest comment on criticisms from some in the farming community over the 'tone' of the Soil Association's recent report, Telling Porkies: The big fat lie about doubling food production ... Find out more

Farmers being challenged on their environmental performance

23 April 2010

A new survey released by Farming Futures – a collaborative project between the farming industry, Forum for the Future and Defra which helps farmers respond to climate change - reveals that one in four farmers have noticed increased interest from cust...

Small farmers could pay higher levy on saved seed

16 April 2010

New EU proposals could force small farmers to pay higher royalties on farm saved seed, the Soil Association has warned.

Looking to supply Scotland's schools?

16 April 2010

Soil Association Scotland is updating the Food for Life Scotland sourcing document.

School farmers’ markets project announced

16 April 2010

The Soil Association, in partnership with the Mid Wales Food and Land Trust (MWFLT), has been successful in securing Leader funding to establish farmers' markets in school playgrounds across Shropshire and Flintshire.
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