Organic farming has delivered on biodiversity and carbon for decades, says OF&G boss

Chief executive of Organic Farmers and Growers singled out ‘20th century farmers' for continued 'impact on environment, soils and human health'

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Organic farming has delivered on biodiversity and carbon for decades, says OF&G boss

Speaking at National Organic Conference last week, hosted at Mark and Liz Lea's organic farm in Shropshire, Roger Kerr said ‘low input and avoidance of chemicals is the way forward', and organic farming...

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