OF&G Defra Consultation Response


In February this year Defra published a consultation document on the future of UK domestic agricultural policy (England and Wales) and requested responses by 8th May. OF&G have been involved in the English Organic Forum and the Organic Trade Board response and have asked licensees to respond directly. Steven Jacobs also attended a number of consultation […]

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News from the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association


Bill Wiggin MP is new chairman of the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association Bill Wiggin MP has been appointed the new chairman of the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association (PFLA), by the PFLA Board at a meeting held at the Association’s offices in Cirencester last Friday (6 April 2018). The position, which is not remunerated, starts with immediate effect […]

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NOCC 18 – 3 July 2018 Shropshire


Image from National Organic Combinable Crops at Green Acres Farm, Shropshire (2013) Booking is now open for the 2018 National Organic Combinable Crops (#NOCC18) conference, the largest and longest-running organic on-farm event in the UK. (Delegate booking form –  Click here ) Now in its eleventh year, this one-day event on Green Acres Farm, Kemberton, […]

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Proposed GM trial presents new risk to people and wildlife


OF&G is among 26 organisations which have lodged a formal objection to the latest proposed open-air GM field trial by Rothamsted Research.  We support research and development in general, however crops that are genetically modified carry serious implications for the environment and for growers. The objection identifies a significant amount of information that is missing from […]

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