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

Recent press releases:

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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

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

20 August 2018: Tipping point in agricultural production
New study identifies that developing countries are winning the sustainable Intensification race

18 June 2018: Government support needed for agroforestry
Parliamentary wake up call for putting trees at the heart of agriculture

4 June 2018: Wake up to Organic at ORC
Local research farm offers free organic breakfast to celebrate ‘Wake up to Organic’

3 May 2018: Stop the dock!
A new technical guide for reducing docks on farmland

12 April 2018: Transitions to Agroecological Systems: Farmers’ Experience
New report sheds light on how UK farming can meet the sustainability challenge

15 March 2018: Organic farming for a Green Brexit
Government urged to commit to expanding organic food and farming to ensure a Green Brexit

5 March 2018: ORC awarded two new research projects by Defra
ORC investigates how organic ideas can help make UK farming a world leader

7 February 2018: OK-Net EcoFeed for 100% organic feed
Changes to EU organic regulation triggers ‘grow local’ research for feeding pigs and poultry

1 February 2018: Seven new trustees share a passion for organic research
New appointments to ORC's Council of Management

19 January 2018: Inspirational farmer-partner wanted for organic research farm
ORC wishes to appoint an inspirational share-farmer partner to manage its 80 ha Elm Farm in Berkshire from November 2018.

5 January 2018: Generous legacy offers financial support to organic sector
Launch of Dean Organic Fund at Oxford Real Farming Conference

7 December 2017: Intercropping opportunities
Farmers invited to take part in diverse cropping project to increase yields

13 November 2017: Agroforestry is the new game-changer for UK agriculture
George Eustice expresses keen commitment to include agroforestry in future domestic Agricultural Policy post Brexit.