Contents tagged with organic

4 January 2021

With increased focus on household budgets expected in 2021, how can the organic market continue to grow?

2 December 2020

EU Commission has agreed to recognise UK organic certification for a 12-month transition period, pending approval.

7 September 2020

This factsheet describes the development and implementation of a robust integrated pest management (IPM) programme for the six most important pests of commercial organic tomato crops in the UK. The findings also benefit conventional growers, particularly those moving towards production without synthetic pesticides.

19 October 2020

The Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) has approved the use of Funguran Progress to control late blight in organic potato crops.

12 November 2019

But price is still a key barrier, highlighting the need to justify its price premium

12 February 2019

Blandford Monitor Farm: Join John Pawsey to find out the benefits of an organic approach

16 August 2019

The organic market in the UK has been building momentum since 2015 and hit the £1 billion spend mark in the last 52 weeks.

4 June 2019

What's behind the growth in the organic market?

4 June 2019

Times are good for sales in the organic sector. A report published by the Soil Association reveals organics in their fifth year of growth and although share of total grocery sales is small, the sector is worth over £2 billion. What are the market conditions driving this growth?

23 May 2019

Weed control in oats is difficult because there is a limited range of herbicides available. In organic oats, there are three key methods of management: control during the ley phase of the rotation, stale seedbeds and mechanical weeding in the crop.