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Demand for raw organic milk to increase by 9% this year, says new OMSCo report

07 September 2010

Demand for raw organic milk is recovering strongly, while supplies have started to decline, according to figures from the latest annual market report from the Organic Milk Suppliers Cooperative’s (OMSCo) - the UK's largest and longest established org...

Soil Association sheep scab advice newly updated

06 September 2010

A revised version of the Soil Association’s advisory fact sheet – Sheep Scab: Advice for organic producers – is now available to producer members.

Social gathering at Patrick Holden's farm in September

06 September 2010

Soil Association members are invited to attend a social gathering to meet other members and friends at Soil Association director Patrick Holden’s farm near Lampeter, Ceredigion on Friday 24 September from approximately 6pm-9pm.

Hydrogen-powered electric tractor unveiled

06 September 2010

New Holland have launched a fuel-cell tractor in the USA – described as the first "zero emission tractor of the future."

New faecal egg counting service available

06 September 2010

A new faecal egg counting service is now available from the Soil Association, in association with Graig Farm Producers.

Summer 'Organic Farming' now available

10 August 2010

The summer issue of Organic Farming magazine - the UK's leading journal on new farming and growing - is making its way to members and subscribers.

One stop shop for anaerobic digestion information for Northern Ireland

05 August 2010

The online Official Anaerobic Digestion Portal now includes information specific to Northern Ireland agriculture.

Genetic gains help cut sheep worm resistance [from FWi]

05 August 2010

Having selected sheep for parasite resistance, Richard Chantler has reduced anthelmintic use by half, according to an article on Farmers Weekly Interactive .

Soil Association comment on claims that milk from cloned animals is entering the food chain

02 August 2010

Commenting on the claims made by a UK farmer that milk from cloned animals is entering the food chain, Emma Hockridge, Head of Policy at the Soil Association [1] said:
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