OGA News

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.

 

Post date: Fri, 02/02/2018 - 21:53

In September last year, the OTB aligned retailers and industry brand owners with our industry and EU-funded Organic. Feed Your Happy campaign to drive sales and awareness of organic during the Soil Association’s Organic September.

Post date: Fri, 02/02/2018 - 22:02

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is currently seeking applications for two new members to join its main board with effect from 1 April 2018.

Post date: Fri, 02/02/2018 - 21:19

The Ecological Land Cooperative has launched a campaign to ask landowners for donations of small
parcels of land to create clusters of affordable smallholdings for new entrants to ecological agriculture.

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.