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Intercropping for sustainability

Two-day Conference with AAB, DIVERSify and ReMIX at Reading University

6 September 2021
Organic World Congress 2021

New date! Postponed from September 2020



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New US study on glyphosate and organic diets

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30 July 2020
ORC welcomes the National Food Strategy

The first major reviewof our food system in 75 years



29 April 2020
Tim Bennett is the new Chair of ORC

Former NFU president takes on chairmanship of Organic Research Centre

ORC and Agricology at ORFC

Category: News
24 January 2020

The 11th annual Oxford Real Farming Conference took place on 8th to 9th January at Oxford Town Hall

Agroecology in Practice

Agricology hosted the Agroecology in Practice Room (Assembly Room) and discussions in the St Aldates room, together with the Pasture Fed livestock Association and the Soil Association. These sessions dug deeper into a range of agroecological practices on a mixture of arable, horticultural and livestock farms, with researchers and farmers sharing their knowledge from experiences in the field.

Watch videos from the Agroecology in Practice sessions in the Playlist below:

Moving towards the production of more agroecological proteins for animal feedstuffs

ORCís Lindsay Whistance presented in this OK-NET EcoFeed workshop on day two.

Memorial tribute to Martin Wolfe at Oxford Real farming Conference

A memorial to Martin was staged as part of the closing plenary of the Oxford Real Farming Conference at the start of January. ORC's Bruce Pearce contributed, alongside Mark Lea of Green Acres Farm, Baker Kim Bell, the ORFCs Colin Tudge and Martinís son David Wolfe. Listen to the tributes in the audio belowand hear David Wolfe on plans to continue with Wakelyns as a hub for people to learn about agroforestry and nature friendly farming.

See the full video, audio and presentation archive https://orfc.org.uk/archive-2020/

Keywords: agroecology feed agroforestry weeds climate change

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