28 May 2018
Agroforestry as sustainable land use

EURAF 2018 CONFERENCE: Opportunity for farmers to attend

10 June 2018
Open Farm Sunday at Sonning Farm

We will be showcasing our trials at Reading University Crops Research Unit



22 May 2018
Organic farming: new EU rules adopted

New regulation to come into effect 1 January 2021

21 May 2018
Defra release organic farming stats for 2017

Organic land area in UK slowly increasing



3 May 2018
Stop the dock!

A new technical guide for reducing docks on farmland

Mr. Dominic Amos

Job title

Crops Researcher

Contact details

Email prefix: dominic.a (add suffix @organicresearchcentre.com)
Phone: +44 (0)1488 658298 - extn. 531
Postal address: Elm Farm, Hamstead Marshall, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 0HR

Academic qualifications

Diploma Agriculture (Royal Agricultural University).
BSc Chemistry (Durham University)

Main roles and responsibilities

Currently involved in the following projects:

  • DIVERSIFOOD; Embedding crop diversity and networking for local high quality food systems
  • WHEALBI; Wheat and barley Legacy for Breeding Improvement
  • OK-Net Arable; Organic Knowledge Network Arable
  • OSCAR; Optimise Subsidiary Crop Application in Rotations

Research interests

Sustainable crop production: Cover/companion cropping, crop rotation diversity, tillage systems and soil health.