25 January 2018
Trees on livestock farms

AFINET meeting - Shropshire

30 January 2018
Intercropping field lab

An opportunity to develop research questions, identify synergies and determine what to trial



19 December 2017
ORC Bulletin 123 on its way!

And Bulletin 122 available for free download

11 December 2017
Soil Farmer of the Year competition

Entries open for 2018



7 December 2017
Intercropping opportunities

Farmers invited to take part in diverse cropping project to increase yields

Mr. Dominic Amos

Job title

Crops Researcher

Contact details

Email prefix: dominic.a (add suffix @organicresearchcentre.com)
Phone: +44 (0)1488 658298 - extn. 531
Postal address: Elm Farm, Hamstead Marshall, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 0HR

Academic qualifications

Diploma Agriculture (Royal Agricultural University).
BSc Chemistry (Durham University)

Main roles and responsibilities

Currently involved in the following projects:

  • DIVERSIFOOD; Embedding crop diversity and networking for local high quality food systems
  • WHEALBI; Wheat and barley Legacy for Breeding Improvement
  • OK-Net Arable; Organic Knowledge Network Arable
  • OSCAR; Optimise Subsidiary Crop Application in Rotations

Research interests

Sustainable crop production: Cover/companion cropping, crop rotation diversity, tillage systems and soil health.