12 September 2018
Weed control and green manures

Buckwheat for couch control field lab

15 November 2018
UK Organic Congress 2018

Going for Growth Transforming organic food and farming in the UK



17 August 2018
Global assessment of agricultural system redesign

Agricultural sustainability is delivering increases in productivity and improving the environment, and has spread to 163 million farms worldwide

7 August 2018
Dean Organic Fund interest free loans

Second round of applications now open



18 June 2018
Government support needed for agroforestry

Parliamentary wake up call for putting trees at the heart of agriculture

Miss. Nicola Smith

Job title

Livestock Researcher

Contact details

Email prefix: nicola.s (add suffix @organicresearchcentre.com)
Phone: +44(0)1488 658298 - extn. 567

Academic qualifications

BSc Hons Biology (University of York)
MSc Sustainable Food Production in Agriculture (Aberystwyth University)

Main roles and responsibilities

Working on the iSAGE project:

  • Identifying farms to take part in sustainability assessments
  • Identifying farms to take part in Life Cycle Assessments
  • Assist with collecting data for case study innovations
  • Assist with all other iSAGE activities where possible

Research interests

  • Animal Health & Welfare specifically ruminants
  • Parasites and disease specifically sheep
  • External activities

  • Anything outdoors - Rock Climbing, walking, mountaineering, running, cycling
  • Recently took part in my first Triathalon and loved it Now I have the bug Im a regular triathlete
  • Smallholder: Im in charge of the daily husbandry of around 200 breeding ewes.