22 June 2017
Agroforestry 2017

Improving productivity for farmers and foresters

6 July 2017
National Organic Combinable Crops (NOCC) 2017

OF&G's flagship event will be held in Hampshire



17 March 2017
Multi-agency GM potato objection

ORC joins with others to express concerns over GM potato trial

10 March 2017
Countryside Stewardship opens for 2017

The third year of the Countryside Stewardship scheme is open for applications



1 February 2017
The future of UK organic support

Defra minister announces continued support post-Brexit

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.