3 January 2019
Oxford Real Farming Conference

to 4th January 2019



28 October 2018
Our Common Ground

New progress report from the Food, Farming & Countryside Commission

26 October 2018
European Commission extends experiment on marketing populations

Marketing of cereal populations extended until 2021



2 November 2018
Future for UK organic farming debated at Congress in Rugby

'Going for Growth' is the theme of this year’s UK Organic Congress held in Rugby on 15-16 November

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28 October 2018: Our Common Ground
New progress report from the Food, Farming & Countryside Commission

26 October 2018: European Commission extends experiment on marketing populations
Marketing of cereal populations extended until 2021

26 October 2018: Organic pioneer receives first Oak Award
Congratulations to Susie Hewson of Natracare

25 October 2018: Support Amendment 41 on Agroecology to the Agriculture Bill
Please contact your MP to ensure suport for organic farming included in Bill

22 October 2018: Network with other organic farmers for knowledge share
ORC to facilitate more organic farms participating and sharing learning via AHDB Farmbench

22 October 2018: Opportunity to influence AHDB future purpose and priorities
AHDB – Make your opinion re services to organic sector known before 9th November!

26 September 2018: Publication of Agricultural Bill
Public Goods emphasis - but does it go far enough?

25 September 2018: Agroforestry design for livestock and arable farmers
Workshop report from David Rose's Farm

24 September 2018: Agroforestry design workshop for growers
Report from AFINET workshop at Wakelyns Agroforestry

4 September 2018: The Oak Award open for nominations
New award for outstanding contribution to the UK organic sector

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

26 July 2018: Rothamsted Research GM field trial is ruled unlawful
Campaign groups demand action on Camelina trials

26 July 2018: New Genetic Engineering techniques to be regulated as GMOs
European Court of Justice ruling

19 July 2018: YQ and the rise of an alternative grain network
Interview with Kimberley Bell of the Small Food Bakery

16 July 2018: Ticking the anti-globalisation box
Motives for buying local, organic food through English box schemes