Lois Philipps

Agricultural and Organic Adviser

Specialising in organic agriculture, with twenty five years experience in research and advisory work. Lois owns the business Emslie & Crocker Rural Consulting, which specialises in the provision of practical advice for sustainable rural businesses and communities, and is a member of the Abacus Organics Associates. Her competencies include Soil Water and Nutrient management, organic grassland systems, oganic poultry enterprise development and management, design and management of ‘silvo-poultry agroforestry system’, environmental benchmarking. She aso specialises in development, implementation, monitoring and reporting of on-farm and commercial research programmes; research funding; development of training programmes and linkages into European networks; farm energy resource audits; equine business operation on organic farms; organic certification, business planning and management, financial analysis, training.


Abacus Organic
Meadow Cottage, 42 River Road, Shalbourne, Marlborough,

Tel: 01672 871265

Mobile: 07740 636455



Nutrient Management, Organic Farming, Pigs, Poultry And Wild Boar, Resource Management