29 June 2018
Future regulation for organic farming

Producer meeting in Cirencester

3 July 2018
National Organic Combinable Crops 2018

Booking now open!



18 June 2018
Martin Wolfe receives lifetime achievement award

For services to plant breeding, diversity, the environment and sustainable food production.

11 June 2018
Impacts of conversion to 100% organic management

New research reveals the production impact of a large-scale conversion to organic management in England and Wales



18 June 2018
Government support needed for agroforestry

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

Ms. Penny Dixon

Job title

Business Development

Contact details

Email prefix: penny.d (add suffix @organicresearchcentre.com)
Phone: +44(0)1488 658298 - extn. 541
Postal address: Elm Farm, Hamstead Marshall, Newbury RG20 0HR

Academic qualifications

FIBMS - Clinical Biochemistry; AIBiology – Biochemistry

Main roles and responsibilities

Penny leads the development of ORC business services ('unrestricted' income) which are additional to the 'restricted income' associated with most research bids.

Using market, product and competitor analysis to identify and develop propositions for products and consultancy services in conjunction with specialist colleagues in relevant programme teams.

Penny is the ORC contact for prospective customers and partners for these products and consultancy services, from inception to delivery.

External activities

Penny is a life/executive coach with an interest in behavioural change. She’s a keen organic gardener, enjoys walking with her Labrador and partner, travel and live music. A trained aerobics instructor, she’ll move to music whenever possible & likes the contrast of silent meditation. She loves fun and games with her young grandchildren.