3 October 2019
Beneficial insects in organic greenhouses

Workshop for growers at Northdown Orchard, Hants

23 October 2019
Soil nutrient management

A workshop with Mark Measures



17 September 2019
The Diversification Cluster web page has been launched!

Six Horizon 2020 projects are working together in the crop diversification cluster

10 September 2019
Agroforestry benefits natural enemies and pollinators

Evaluating the effects of integrating trees into temperate arable systems on pest control and pollination



21 March 2019
In adversity, what are farmers doing to be more resilient?

Opportunities, barriers and constraints in organic techniques helping to improve the sustainability of conventional farming

Publications

Download our ORC Publications list:2017/2018

The Agroforestry Handbook

Written for farmers and advisors this book will help you assess the potential business benefits of agroforestry for your farm or client and to understand the possible benefits to the wider environment. The authors, (including ORC's Jo Smith, Sally Wesaway and Lindsay Whistance) are leading researchers and practitioners with decades of experience in agroforestry from the UK and around the world.Download the Agroforestry Handbook

Dock control: Combining the best methods for successful control.

The booklet was produced by FiBL and the English version was adapted by ORC, as part of the OK-NET Arable project. The strategy presented in this technical guide builds on measures to prevent the (further ) establishment of dock plants. Depending on the level of dock infestation, different techniques are recommended for removing and suppressing established docks. Available as free download or to purchase as hard copy here

Organic Potatoes: Cultivating quality – step by step

The booklet was produced by FiBL and the English version was adapted by ORC, as part of the OK-NET Arable project. This guide provides a good basis for achieving high-quality potatoes. Available as free download or to purchase as hard copy here

The basics of soil fertility - shaping our relationship with the soil

English version of FiBL guide adapted by ORC available as hard copy or to download here

Creeping thistle - successful control in organic farming

English version of FiBL guide adapted by ORC available as hard copy or to download here

Sustainability and quality of organic food

English language edition of the FiBL dossier Sustainability and quality of organic food is available to download or to order a hard copy here

ORC publications

The following lists of our publications are available on-line, some giving direct access to copies of the publications:

Regular periodicals and other publications

ORC publishes a number of publications on a regular monthly, quarterly, annual or sometimes less frequent basis, including: