10 May 2017
Tree fodder: food for thought?

Does tree fodder have a role to play in today’s livestock farming in the UK?

22 June 2017
Agroforestry 2017

Improving productivity for farmers and foresters

20 April 2017
Innovative Farmers now free to join

Easier access to innovation as membership fees scrapped

19 April 2017
Sustainability of permaculture, organic and conventional farms

Seeking farms for sustainability assessments

1 February 2017
The future of UK organic support

Defra minister announces continued support post-Brexit

Dr. Catherine Gerrard

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Email prefix: (add suffix @organicresearchcentre.com)

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Selected publications

Selected journal papers

Gerrard, C.L., Smith, J., Nelder, R., Bright, A., Colley, M., Clements, R., Pearce, B., (2015) 100% Organic Poultry Feed: Can Algae Replace Soybean Expeller in Organic Broiler Diets?, Organic Farming, 1(1):38-45

Marchand, F., Debruyne, L., Triste, L., Gerrard, C.L., Padel, S., Lauwers, L., (2014) Key characteristics for tool choice in indicator-based sustainability assessment at farm level. Ecology and Society 19 (3): 46

Gerrard, C.L., Janssen, M., Smith, L.G., Hamm, U., Padel, S., (2013) UK consumer reactions to organic certification logos, British Food Journal, 115(5), pp. 727-742.

Gerrard, CL., Moakes, S., and Padel, S., (2012), The use of Farm Business Survey data to compare the environmental performance of organic and conventional farms. International Journal of Agricultural Management, 2 (1), pp. 5-16.

Gerrard, CL., Smith, L.G, Pearce, B., Padel, S., Hitchings, R., Measures, M., (2012) Public goods and farming. In: Farming for food and water security, 10. Sustainable Agriculture Reviews, no. 8380. Springer, Dodrecht Heidelberg New York London, pp. 1-22.

Other publications

Gerrard, C.L., Padel, S., Lampkin, N., (2014) English Organic Producer Survey 2013. Report 2/2014. The Organic Research Centre, Newbury.

Moakes, S., Lampkin, N., Gerrard, C.L., (2014) Organic farm incomes in England and Wales 2012/13. Aberystwyth University and Organic Research Centre, Aberystwyth and Newbury.

Lampkin, N., Gerrard, C.L., Moakes, S., (2014) Long term trends in the financial performance of organic farms, England & Wales, 2006/07–2011/12. Organic Research Centre, Newbury.

Gerrard, C.L., Smith, L., Padel, S., Pearce, B., (2014) Application of the Public Goods Tool on conventional farms, Report to Defra on project OF0398

Smith, J., Leach, K., Gerrard, C.L., Padel, S., (2014) Assessment of an agroforestry system in terms of feed supply and multifunctionality, SOLID deliverable 3.2 part 1, Report to the EU Commission.

Smith, L.G., Gerrard, C.L., Padel, S., (2013), The business benefits of low carbon farming, report to the Soil Association

Leach, K., Arsenos, G., Baraldi, A.M., Compagnoni, A., DeBruyne, L., Dragomir, C., Gelasakis, T., Gerrard, C.L., Kudahl, A.B., Marchand, F., Nykänen, A., Rufino, P., Yanez Ruiz, D., Vaarst, M., Weißensteiner, R., Padel, S., (2013), D1.1 Rapid sustainability assessment of organic and low-input farming across Europe, SOLID deliverable 1.1, Report to the EU Commission

Gerrard, C.L., Vieweger, A., Padel, S., (2012) D2.1 Report on data collectors: Inventory of data collecting and publishing institutions, OrganicDataNetwork deliverable 2.1, Report to the EU Commission

Leach, K., Gerrard, C.L., Braad Kudhal, A., Nykanen, A., Vaarst, M., Weissensteiner, R., Padel, S., (2012) Assessing the sustainability of EU dairy farms with different management systems and husbandry practices, Agriculture and Forestry Research, Special issue no 362, Braunschweig, 2nd Organic Animal Husbandry Conference: Tackling the future challenges of organic animal husbandry, September 12-14, p278-282

Gerrard, C.L., Smith, L.S., Pearce, B.P., Padel, S.P., Measures, M., Assessing the provision of public goods: two alternative approaches, SAC/SEPA conference - Agriculture and the Environment IX, Valuing Ecosystems: Policy, Economic and Management Interactions, Edinburgh, p59-64, 2012

Moakes, S., Lampkin, N., Gerrard, C.L., (2012), Organic Farm Incomes in England and Wales 2010/11, Report to Defra of project OF0373

Gerrard, C.L., Smith, L.G., Padel, S., Pearce, B., Hitchings, R., Measures, M., Cooper, N., (2011), OCIS Public Goods Tool Development, Report for DEFRA.

Lampkin, N., Bailey, A., Lang, B., Wilson, P., Williams, A., Sanders, D., Fowler, S., Gerrard, C.L., Moakes, S., Mortimer, S., Nicholas, P., Padel S., (2011), The Potential for Extending Economic Farm-level Benchmarking to Environmental and Other Aspects of Farm Performance, Report for DEFRA

Odefey, L., Berner, A., Offermann, F., Gerrard, C.L., Padel, S., Lampkin, N., (2011), Organic farming: implications for costs of production and provisioning of environmental services, FACEPA deliverable 7.3, September 2011, Report to the EU Commission

Smith, Padel, S., Pearce, B., Lampkin, N., Gerrard, C.L., Woodward, L., Fowler, S., Measures, M., (2011), Assessing the public goods provided by organic agriculture: lessons learned from practice, Proceedings of the 3rd Conference of ISOFAR, Vol 2: Socio-economic, livestock, food quality, agro-ecology and knowledge dissemination, p59

Gerrard, C.L., Padel, S., (2011), Production costs across the EU in 2006, Organic Research Centre Bulletin, 105, p9-10

Gerrard, C.L., (2011), Measuring organic farming’s “public good”, Organic Research Centre Bulletin 104, p12

Previous research in the field of Solar Physics

My previous research papers are listed amongst the full list of Solar Theory Group (University of St Andrews) publications at http://www-solar.mcs.st-and.ac.uk.