7 July 2020
OF&G National Organic Combinable Crops 2020

NOCC20 will take place on John Pawsey’s Shimpling Park Farm in Suffolk

21 September 2020
Organic World Congress 2020

20th Organic World Congress in France, September 2020



26 February 2020
Organic seed and organic heterogeneous material

Proposal for a toolbox for identification and description of organic heterogeneous material

22 February 2020
Help people to bake a better future, one loaf at a time

The 11th annual international Real Bread Week runs from 22 February to 1 March



21 January 2020
Organic Research Centre starts 40th year at new headquarters

ORC is now operational from Trent Lodge in Cirencester.

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26 February 2020: Organic seed and organic heterogeneous material
Proposal for a toolbox for identification and description of organic heterogeneous material

22 February 2020: Help people to bake a better future, one loaf at a time
The 11th annual international Real Bread Week runs from 22 February to 1 March

21 February 2020: Organic Farm Knowledge
A unique resource with tools for farmers across Europe

12 February 2020: Global organic area continues to grow
Over 71.5 million hectares of farmland are organic

30 January 2020: Soil analysis in organic farming and growing
EIP Soils Technical Guide No.1

29 January 2020: Embedding cultivated diversity in society
Review paper on fostering agroecological transition by a more inclusive management of genetic resources

28 January 2020: Performance and nutritional properties of minor cereals
Responses to rotational position and tillage

26 January 2020: Flock Health Clubs – have they been a successful initiative?
Vets and farmers interviewed as part of iSAGE project

24 January 2020: ORC and Agricology at ORFC
Audio and video from Oxford Real Farming Conference

23 January 2020: Wakelyns Agroforestry: Resilience through diversity
New Wakelyns publication and tributes to Martin Wolfe at ORFC

17 January 2020: Life within Planetary Boundaries, part 2 Agroforestry
New film featuring Martin Wolfe and Wakelyns Agroforestry

9 January 2020: A new era – and another 40 Years – begin for ORC
Message from Mike Turnbull, Chair of Council of Management

8 January 2020: Could willow be the answer to better lamb growth?
New research has shown willow trees could be used to optimise production in lambs because it has particularly high concentrations of cobalt and zinc

7 January 2020: Delivering on Net Zero: Scottish Agriculture
Scotland’s agriculture sector can comfortably reduce its greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 38% by 2045

20 December 2019: The Winter Bulletin No.130 is out!
The Autumn issue now available for free download