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



20 August 2018
Tipping point in agricultural production

New study identifies that developing countries are winning the sustainable Intensification race

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.