Organic news around the UK

7 April 2021

Crisis averted as Defra upholds organic funding agreements

30 March 2021

Farmers now able to roll over agreements

European Union sets '25% organic by 2030' target

29 March 2021

Quarter of farmed land to be organic

The Essex arable farmer who has turned to agroecology

26 March 2021

George Young didn't take a conventional route

Brexit: Movement Assistance Scheme now covers organic food

4 March 2021

GB organic traders can apply for support

Covid-19 pandemic accelerates growth of organic

26 February 2021

Sector saw overall growth of 12.6% in 2020

UK organic market now worth £2.79 billion, report says

10 February 2021

Market hits highest growth level in 15 years

Soil Association becomes auditor of 'Pasture for Life'

11 January 2021

Certification standard will be audited by SA

EU agrees to recognise UK organic standards until 2023

10 January 2021

UK organic standards equivalent until 2023

Organic 'still small part of market' despite value increase

5 January 2021

Value is now worth around £1.2 billion

Organic eggs and ice cream help secure farm's future

4 January 2021

Norfolk farm lost market for eggs in 2014

Rhug Estate owner hailed for 'lasting impact' on Welsh farming

18 December 2020

Lord Newborough recognised for his commitment

'Huge relief': EU recognises UK's organic certification standards

4 December 2020

UK organic exports faced potential ban

Students' organic oat milk wins farm approval

6 November 2020

The concept could now be taken to market

Rotational grazing boosts grass quality without need to reseed

26 October 2020

Organic farm getting more performance from grass

Organic body calls for 'whole-system approach' to food production

23 October 2020

'Based on organic and agroecological principles'

Seek UK-EU organic alignment or risk 'outright ban', MPs told

24 September 2020

UK organic food exports face 'outright ban'

Soil Association Certification to freeze fees until March 2021

14 September 2020

All core fees will remain at 2019 levels

UK organic food exports to EU face 'outright ban'

11 September 2020

Organic sector calls for UK-EU Brexit deal

Funding available for organic conversion and maintenance in NI

19 August 2020

Funding window open until 11 September

Prince Charles to step down from Duchy Home Farm

18 August 2020

He has run the organic farm for 35 years

'Very prestigious': 271-acre organic dairy farm now on market

22 July 2020

Ring fenced dairy farm in Shrops for sale

Emergency approval for fungicide to control late blight

16 July 2020

Fungicide for use in organic potato crop

Rhug Estate expands chicken production to meet demand

9 July 2020

Farm boosts production by 25% a week

UK's first organic egg brand sees rising demand

30 June 2020

Purely Organic has embraced organic egg farming

UK sees significant increase in organic egg production

12 June 2020

Organic eggs enjoying 'double digit growth'

Organic farm 'profitable and nature-friendly', National Trust says

10 June 2020

Nature and profits go 'hand-in-hand' for the farm

Coronavirus: Soil Association calls for shorter food supply chains

3 June 2020

Shorter chains could make UK 'more resilient'

Six biostimulants receive organic accreditation

29 May 2020

Soil Association verifies six products for growers

Land in conversion to organic falls for first time since 2014

29 May 2020

UK had a total area of 485k ha last year

EU plans to cut pesticide use by 50% and boost organic

21 May 2020

New focus on greener farming by 2030