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Field of Study: Organic Farming

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HL0150LOF: Varieties and integrated pest and disease management for organic apple production (LINK)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2005, Cost £284,636
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International, East Malling Research, Henry Doubleday Research Association
Theme:   Organic farming
Keywords:  
Farming, Fruit, Organic Farming, Peer Review
 
 
LK0951: Developing new management options for soil-borne pests of organic system
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2007, Cost £151,890
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Plymouth
Theme:   Organic Farming - production and economics
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, LINK Programme, Organic, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
LK0963: Improving P supply in organic farming systems
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2010, Cost £311,680
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   TIO Ltd., Organic Farm Foods Ltd., Edward Bulmer, University - Scottish Agricultural College, Soil Association Certification, Abbey Home Farm, University - Newcastle, Organic Recycling Ltd, Mark Measures Associates, The Bulmer Foundation, Scottish Organic Producers Assoc, SAC Commercial Ltd
Theme:   Organic Farming - production and economics
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, LINK Programme, Nutrients, Nutrition, Organic, Organic Farming, Arable, Phosphorus, Arable Farming, Soil, Supply, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Biotechnology
 
 
LK0970: Sustainable Production of Organic Wheat
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2009, Cost £249,038
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Soil Association, Organic Arable Marketing Group, University - Scottish Agricultural College, Soil Association Certification, Norton Organic Grain Ltd, Claydon Yieldometer Ltd, Sheepdrove Organic Farm, Wakelyns Agroforestry, Elm Farm Research Centre, Grain Farmers PLC, Progressive Farming Trust Ltd, Organic Food Federation, Organic Farmers and Growers Ltd, Scottish Organic Producers Assoc, SAC Commercial Ltd
Theme:   Organic LINK
Keywords:  
Farming, Organic Farming, Arable Farming, Sustainable Production, Wheat Production
 
 
OC8958: The effect of organic farming regimes on breeding and winter bird populations
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £201,689
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   British Trust For Ornithology
Theme:   Organic farming
 
 
OC9406: Amphibian Populations on organic farms
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1995, Cost £14,368
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University Wales, Bangor, Biological Sci
Theme:   Organic farming
 
 
OF0101: Organic livestock production of uplands sheep
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £824,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Theme:   Organic farming
Keywords:  
Farm Management, Farming, Animal Production, Organic Farming
 
 
OF0102: Three organic systems on medium silt soil; stockless system with benefit of pig manure; with associated outdoor pigs
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £682,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Theme:   Organic farming
Keywords:  
Crops, Farm Management, Farming, Manures, Organic Farming
 
 
OF0103: Conversion to organic milk production
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1995, Cost £558,394
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Theme:   Organic farming
Keywords:  
Dairy, Farming, On-Farm, Organic Farming
 
 
OF0104: Effect of organic farming on flora and fauna of the uplands
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £73,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Theme:   Organic farming
Keywords:  
Crops, Ecology, Environment, Farming, Organic Farming
 
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