Upcoming Events

GREATsoils workshop: Managing Soils Effectively for Commercial Vegetable and Glasshouse Production,
February 27th, 2018
\We will be learning from a wide range of experience in commercial production (more...)

OGA 11th AGM & Tree Planting Ceremony for Keith Denning
March 17th, 2018
Our AGM will be held at Abbey Home Farm this year with formal notification and (more...)


Post date: Sat, 17/02/2018 - 08:57

Government announces a range of measures including compulsory milk contracts and £10m collaboration fund to provide greater security for farmers.

Post date: Tue, 13/02/2018 - 23:31

A Save Ryton Gardens website has been set up and Five Acre CSA has submitted a tender.

Post date: Mon, 12/02/2018 - 23:24

The OGA launches a consultation on a future vision and issues a call for new blood for the committee.

Post date: Wed, 07/02/2018 - 10:34

The Soil Association’s 2018 Organic Market Report – launched today, 7 February – reveals the UK organic market is now worth more than ever at £2.2 billion, growing 6% in 2017.

Post date: Sat, 03/02/2018 - 11:57

Application windows are open in England and Scotland but are currently closed in Wales and Northern Ireland.

ENGLAND – Countryside Stewardship

UPDATE: 15 Jan 2018 - Countryside Stewardship scheme NOW OPEN for applications

Post date: Fri, 02/02/2018 - 21:38

With continuing growth in the organic farming and food sector, the Organic Research Centre (ORC) – the UK’s leading independent research charity in this field - has announced the appointment of seven new trustees to its Council of Management, which is led by Chairman Mike Turnbull.