24 April 2019
Arable intercropping and variety trials

Field lab meeting at Roundhill Farm, near Swindon

5 June 2019
Integrating Farming and Forestry

Farm Woodland Forum annual meeting



17 April 2019
Formal objection to GM potato crop trial

Plans for new GM crop trial raise objections from leading environmental and farming organisations

17 April 2019
Agroecology and carbon neutrality in Europe by 2050

New french study on reducing greenhouse gases by transitioning to agroecology



21 March 2019
In adversity, what are farmers doing to be more resilient?

Opportunities, barriers and constraints in organic techniques helping to improve the sustainability of conventional farming

Ms. Penny Dixon

Job title

Business Development Officer

Contact details

Email prefix: penny.d (add suffix @organicresearchcentre.com)
Phone: +44(0)1488 646257 - extn. 6257
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.