OGA News

Post date: Wed, 17/01/2018 - 19:29

IFOAM – Organics International has adopted a global position which reaffirms that GMOs created through new genetic engineering techniques have no place in organic food and farming systems.

Post date: Fri, 05/01/2018 - 16:06

The Organic Research Centre, a leading independent research charity, is launching the new Dean Organic Fund at the Oxford Real Farming Conference today. 

Post date: Thu, 07/12/2017 - 08:03

The Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit and Innovation for Agriculture’s competition to find the UK’s Soil Farmer of 2018 is open for applications.

Post date: Thu, 23/11/2017 - 21:54

To meet the UK demand for fruit and vegetables a massive scaling up of production is required. Currently UK production represents 58% of vegetables consumed and only 11% of fruit.

Post date: Thu, 23/11/2017 - 22:04

A new Innovative Farmers field lab is set to explore potato blight, and any growers interested in learning more about the management of blight are invited to take part in the trials.

Post date: Thu, 23/11/2017 - 22:08

George Eustice MP has recognised the vital importance of soil health and fertility, in a message delivered today to members of IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements).     Speaking via video, the Minister stated that soil health will sit at the heart of a future agricul

Post date: Thu, 23/11/2017 - 22:17

IFOAM EU: "Strong institutional commitment needed to ensure a good legislative transition" for what is regarded by some as a fragile text.

Post date: Fri, 18/08/2017 - 12:38

On Tuesday, August 8th, 25 organic potato breeders, farmers organizations  and retailers signed the covenant 'Accelerated transition to robust potato varieties'. 

Post date: Mon, 14/08/2017 - 10:05

The Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit is looking for farmers to be involved in their new and exciting project, which aims to quantify which management practices work best to improve carbon storage in soil.

Post date: Sat, 15/07/2017 - 07:02

The CSA Network UK is celebrating its last two years growing the community supported agriculture (CSA) movement in the UK.

CSA farms reconnect the public with local food and support ecological farmers.