Montage of images with livestock, weeds and countryside scenes

Donald Morton

wild radish reduces nematodes

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Funded by DEFRA

Project no. OF0315


Free weed-control service: Mice

Consultation on weed management for organic farmers


9th May 2006
Weed, pest & disease control in organic horticulture

15th June 2006
Introduction to Grassland Management

1st August 2006
Delivering Environmental Goods and Services.

Weed in focus...

Field pansy
seeds are readily eaten by chaffinches and a small number of seeds survive passage through the digestive system and germinate in the droppings.

Did you know..?

Plantain has sticky seeds...
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This website ( aims to be a primary resource on weed management for organic farms, reporting on the latest weed information, weeding techniques and weed research. It aims to act as a focal point for farmers, growers, advisors and researchers to share their experiences with weeds. Read about the approach here.

The information on this website is free to use and develop. Below are a list of resources that you might find useful to to begin to learn about and develop your knowledge of any particular weed management topic. There are also various ways to get more directly involved with the work if you want. We are currently asking everyone how they would like to continure with the work. If you are interested please have a look at our proposal to Defra for continued funding and let us know what you think.

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