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Reduced tillage and green manures on organic farms – making it work!

Please return either by email at kategascoyne@btinternet.com or via post to Nafferton Ecological Farming Group, School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Newcastle University, Nafferton Farm, Stocksfield, NE43 7XD. As part of a new research project, ORC and The University of Newcastle are interested in your experiences with Reduced Tillage and Green Manures on organic […]

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Shopping List – Price Comparison

7th March 2012 Ocado’s Organic vs Conventional Prices     Organic   Conventional Product Quantity Brand       Price Brand Price Difference Bread 800g Farmhouse £1.33 Warburtons £1.35 -£0.02 Milk 2 litres Rachel’s £1.75 Cravendale £1.88 -£0.13 Bacon 184g Laverstock £3.99 Spoiltpig £2.89 £1.10 Cheese 300g English Mature Cheddar Waitrose £2.85 West Country Mature Cheddar £3.19 […]

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Organics can use Conventional Feed until at least 2015

December 13, 2012 The likely decision of the European Commission to rubber stamp the continued use of non-organic ingredients in organic feeds until at least 2015 has been described as a monumental copout. Commenting on a Guidance Note issued by DEFRA, Ian Proctor, managing director of Hi Peak Organic Feeds says the Commission has spectacularly […]

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Recession Has Proved Organics is Here to Stay

While organic farming has suffered from declining consumer spend, it retains significant presence in the marketplace and enjoys a consumer base which will not be shifted. This is very different from the recession of the early 1990’s, when UK organics fell completely below the radar. This is the view of Ian Proctor, Managing Director of […]

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Hi Peak Organic Feeds At The Dairy Event

Organic Cow Fertility Monitoring to Quantify Results September 6, 2011 Organic dairy farmers can get a comprehensive fertility monitoring service when buying a new linseed-based dairy ration launched at this year’s dairy event. Manufactured by Hi Peak Organic Feeds, Peak Omega Dairy comes with an independent quantifiable on farm check for fertility and lameness using […]

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ORGANIC STOCKMANSHIP LEADS THE WAY

Organic dairy farmers should be head and shoulders above their conventional counterparts when it comes to husbandry and management, particularly in the area of young stock rearing. The managing director of a leading organic feed company claims stricter governance over time-of-weaning, welfare and health means organic farmers cannot cut corners at any stage. Ian Proctor […]

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DEFICIENT MILK PRICE THREATENS ORGANICS

ging Director of Hi Peak Organic Feeds, who says the current organic milk price is unsustainable and warns organic livestock farmers not to expect any significant reduction in feed prices this year. ” I believe that unless processors and retailers take the bull by the horns and instigate a meaningful price rise which will benefit […]

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Why I Love Organic

HI PEAK ORGANIC FEEDS AND ‘WHY I LOVE ORGANIC’ Hi Peak Organic Feeds is part of a new £2m campaign to promote and highlight the benefits of eating organic food. The initiative, by the UK organic industry, was launched in January 2011 to increase demand for organic foods and raise awareness of its benefits. Under […]

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Hi Peak Organic Sheep Feeds

Order forward now and secure your requirements at today’s prices Organic Peak High Energy Ewe 18 ( available in nuts or cobbs) Organic Peak Unistock 17 (available in nuts or cobbs) All above products available for collection or delivery In 25kg bags, 1 tonne tote bags, and bulk. Phone now on 0114 248 0608.

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