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

Recent press releases:

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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.

8 November 2017: Innovation and sustainability in organic dairy farming
Pan-European research boosts innovation and sustainability in organic dairy farming

23 October 2017: Organic Research Centre’s letter to the Guardian
In response to 'Insectageddon' by George Monbiot

16 August 2017: Promoting crop diversification in European agriculture
A major 5-year European project ˗ DiverIMPACTS launched

5 July 2017: Demonstrating crop resilience through agro-biodiversity
ORC brings its expertise to NOCC17

1 February 2017: The future of UK organic support
Defra minister announces continued support post-Brexit

23 January 2017: The 2017 Organic Farm Management Handbook is published
The Organic Farm Management Handbook is the only source of up-to-date information on the costs and performance of organic farming.

16 January 2017: Rising to the challenge
Practical organic farming solutions for an uncertain future

13 April 2016: Organic farm incomes up in 2015
Organic farm profits increasing with organic dairy farming outperforming conventional

18 February 2016: Two ORC staff recognised
Nic Lampkin and Mark Measures recognised for their contribution to UK Agriculture

27 January 2016: Enhanced organic opportunities for postgraduate students
ORC and SRUC join together to deliver one of the country’s few postgraduate courses in organic farming

15 January 2016: Action plan for change – is organic leading the way?
Action plans and agroecology, but England lags behind

4 December 2015: Future sustainability of organic and low-input milk production
Challenges and solutions

7 July 2015: Launch of ORC Wakelyns Population
Pioneering wheat population launched at NOCC15