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Proposals are afoot for Marshall Agroecology Ltd to close on 30 June 2017.

In contention for the England O65s!


Gold medal in Newcastle, Australia with the LX Club Reds O60s in the Tournament Trophy.

Grand Masters World Cup 2012 - Oxford
Bronze medalists


Selection for England 2011 IMHT Asian Cup in Singapore: 28 October - 5 November 2011: Letter
Gold medalists!
Selection for 2011 O55s European Cup
England Vintage Masters are European Cup winners


20 June 2011: England Vintage Masters hockey win Home Internationals
The O55 and O45 Championships were hosted by Ireland at the wonderful Lisnagarvey HC facilities near Hillsborough, Northern Ireland, over the weekend of 18-19 June 2011. England retained the Championship by beating Scotland 1-0, Wales 5-2 and wonderful hosts Ireland 5-0. For the match reports on the EH website click here.

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13 June 2011: England Vintage Masters hockey squad for Home Internationals announced
See England Hockey website: Click here

9 March 2011: Submission to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee inquiry on peer review.
To read the submission, click here.

9 February 2011: Minister for Agriculture, Jim Paice, comments on the Campaign for the Farmed Environment.
Click here for his Open Letter to the farming industry.


12 July 2010: ISI Impact Factor for Weed Research reaches 2.033.
The highest ever impact factor for the journal Weed Research was announced at the EWRS General Assembly at the EWRS 15th Symposium in Kaposvár, Hungary.

8-9 May 2010: Vintage Masters Divisional tournament
The West O55s team:

22 January 2010: National Grid's "consultation" does not present appropriate choices for powerline routes and threatens the Mendip Hills AONB.

10 January 2010: Somerset Hedge Group 2010 Photographic Competition launched.
Open to amateurs only, the subject of the competition is "Wildlife in Somerset hedges". Entry forms at: Closing date 1 October 2010.

24-31 October 2009: International Masters Hockey Tournament, Hong Kong
England Vintage Masters (O55s) win Gold

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12 August 2009: Special Issue published:

Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A Current Issues, Volume 72 Issue 15 & 16 2009
Production of Illicit Drugs, the Environment, and Human Health

Volume 72, Numbers 15–16, 2009
Guest Editors: Keith R. Solomon and E. J. P. Marshall
913 Production of Illicit Drugs, the Environment, and Human Health Keith R. Solomon and E. J. P. Marshall
914 Human Health and Environmental Risks from the Use of Glyphosate Formulations to Control the Production of Coca in Colombia: Overview and Conclusions Keith R. Solomon, E. J. P. Marshall, and Gabriel Carrasquilla
921 Spray Droplet Size, Drift Potential, and Risks to Nontarget Organisms from Aerially Applied Glyphosate for Coca Control in Colombia Andrew J. Hewitt, Keith R. Solomon, and E. J. P. Marshall
930 Coca (Erythroxylum coca) Control is Affected by Glyphosate Formulations and Adjuvants E. J. P. Marshall, Keith R. Solomon, and Gabriel Carrasquilla
937 Comparison of the Hazards Posed to Amphibians by the Glyphosate Spray Control Program Versus the Chemical and Physical Activities of Coca Production in Colombia Richard A. Brain and Keith R. Solomon
949 Regional Differences in Time to Pregnancy Among Fertile Women from Five Colombian Regions with Different use of Glyphosate Luz-Helena Sanin, Gabriel Carrasquilla, Keith R. Solomon, Donald C. Cole, and E. J. P. Marshall
961 Toxicity of Formulated Glyphosate (Glyphos) and Cosmo-Flux to Larval Colombian Frogs 1. Laboratory Acute Toxicity M. H. Bernal, K. R. Solomon, and G. Carrasquilla
966 Toxicity of Formulated Glyphosate (Glyphos) and Cosmo-Flux to Larval and Juvenile Colombian Frogs 2. Field and Laboratory Microcosm Acute Toxicity M. H. Bernal, K. R. Solomon, and G. Carrasquilla
974 Risks to Colombian Amphibian Fauna from Cultivation of Coca (Erythroxylum coca): A Geographical Analysis J. D. Lynch and S. B. Arroyo
986 Biomonitoring of Genotoxic Risk in Agricultural Workers from Five Colombian Regions: Association to Occupational Exposure to Glyphosate C. Bolognesi, G. Carrasquilla, S. Volpi, K. R. Solomon, and E. J. P. Marshall

23rd June 2009: Weed Research ISI Citation Impact Factor is 1.793, the highest ever achieved.

19-20 June 2009: Home Internationals Hockey, Edinburgh. England Vintage Masters retain the cup with a draw and win over Wales and two victories over Scotland.
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4th June 2009: Guess who has been lucky enough to be selected to play hockey for England - Vintage Masters (O55s)!

A special issue of the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health will be published shortly, presenting the results of Phase 2 of the independent evaluation of the environmental and human health impacts of the aerial coca eradication programme in Colombia. The study has been made for the Organisation of American States Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD).
Project link here. Papers will cover spray drift, adjuvants, amphibian distributions and ecotoxicology, as well as times to pregnancy and micronuclei in humans in different regions of Colombia.

1 February 2009: The latest paper published by Jon Marshall in Weed Research examines the potential impacts of sown grass margins and landscape structure on weed assemblages in arable crops.

28th November 2008: The Somerset Hedge Group 2008 Photographic Competition prize-giving was held. The prize for the overall winner, "Zig zag hedge" by Christopher Bryne, was sponsored by Marshall Agroecology Limited.