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Recent Blog Posts
Insecticide resistance in the peach-potato aphid
Of the thousands of aphid species that exist globally, only a few have developed insecticide resistance. However, some of these are ranked among the most...blog
Soil health and farm resilience
Soil, the essential component for farming and food production, is a non-renewable resource that takes many years to recover when damaged. 1 During February, Agricology...blog
Manure for soil health
Richard Smith, Farm Manager for Daylesford Farm discusses using manure compost in an organic system and the benefits, including how he prepares the manure, treatment...blog
The importance of soil health, learnings from a Nuffield adventure
There is a growing recognition that in order to reduce high levels of atmospheric carbon we need not just to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but...blog
Recent Sector News
Organic Research Centre Awarded Two New Research Projects by DEFRAOrganic Research Centre
The Organic Research Centre (ORC) – the UK’s leading research charity in this field, has been awarded two new research projects by Defra to gather...
RSPB launch Land Management CoursesRSPB
The RSPB’s land management advice unit has worked with a range of organisations over the last 10 years to develop bespoke courses to meet their...
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...