Useful Resources

DEFRA
http://www.defra.gov.uk/
DEFRA Organic farming site, including details of organic standards and the Organic Farming Scheme
http://www.defra.gov.uk/farm/organic/

Organic Research Centres
Garden Organic (aka the Henry Doubleday Research Association)
http://www.gardenorganic.org.uk/
Organic Research Centre Elm farm
http://www.efrc.com/
Organic Centre Wales
http://www.organic.aber.ac.uk/
ADAS
http://www.adas.co.uk/home/
Scottish Agricultural College
http://www.sac.ac.uk/consultancy/organic/
Nafferton Ecological Farming Group
http://www.ncl.ac.uk/tcoa/producers/
The University of Aberdeen
http://www.abdn.ac.uk/organic/

Research sites
International Society for Organic Agriculture Research
www.isofar.org
Organic Eprints
http://orgprints.org/
CORE Organic
www.coreorganic.org
Organic Research Database
http://www.organic-research.com/

Quality Low Input Food
http://www.qlif.org/

Weed Control
Garden Organic
http://www.gardenorganic.org.uk/organicweeds/index.php

Organic seeds
Centre for Organic Seed Information
www.cosi.org.uk

Animal Health and Welfare
Compendium of Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Farming

New edition www.organicvet.co.uk
Original version www.organic-vet.reading.ac.uk


Sustaining Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Farming (SAFO)
http://www.safonetwork.org/
The Network for Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Agriculture (NAHWOA)
http://www.veeru.reading.ac.uk/organic/

Certifying Bodies

Organic Farmers and Growers - OF&G
http://www.organicfarmers.uk.com/
Soil Association
http://www.soilassociation.org/
Biodynamic Agricultural Association
http://www.biodynamic.org.uk/
Scottish Organic Producers Association - SOPA
http://www.sopa.org.uk/

International sites
International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements -IFOAM
http://www.ifoam.org/
Organic Agriculture at FAO
http://www.fao.org/organicag/
Organic addresses in Europe and reports on organic farming from 22 European countries
http://www.organic-europe.net/
FiBL, Switzerland
http://www.fibl.org/english/
International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems
http://www.darcof.dk/
Lois Bolk Institute, Netherlands
http://www.louisbolk.org/

Training
Duchy College
www.duchy.ac.uk
Cornwall College
www.cornwall.ac.uk

General information on organic farming
Information on organic farming
http://www.aboutorganics.co.uk/

An organic search engine for news, products and general information
http://www.alotoforganics.co.uk/