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30 April 2018
Improving the sustainability of sheep farming

Registration extended!

2 May 2018
Intercropping in arable systems

Field lab meeting at Bockhanger Farms in Kent



18 April 2018
New technical guide on dock control

Combining the best methods for successful control

10 April 2018
Health and Harmony – will a Green Brexit deliver?

Make your voice heard in Defra consultation



12 April 2018
Transitions to Agroecological Systems: Farmers’ Experience

New report sheds light on how UK farming can meet the sustainability challenge

Conference proceedings

Annual Organic Producers’ Conferences

Since 2006, ORC has organised, with the support of IOTA, the Organic Growers Alliance and other organic organisations, an annual conference focusing on developing organic principles and best practice from technical, business, environmental and social perspectives. The conference is a meeting place for producers, advisers, researchers and other interested in organic/agro-ecological approaches to sustainable food production, exploring the latest ideas for developing systems and improving their performance.

The first four conferences were made possible through Defra/EU funding for the Organic Inform project, with all conferences also receiving valuable sponsorship from Triodos Bank and others.

The session summaries and most speaker presentations are available on-line by following the links below:

Future sustainability of organic and low-input milk production: Challenges and solutions.

This conference on 26-27 January 2016 at the Novotel in Bristol presented and debated the outcomes of the Sustainable Organic and Low- Input Dairying (SOLID) project Read reports and view presentations

Feeding the World conference

A conference to examine, searchingly and honestly, the claims and counter claims of one of the most critical issues of our time, genetic modification. Following the conference in 2008, we are able to offer powerpoints and audio recordings here.