27 February 2018
Wonderful woodchip!

A practical one day workshop on using ramial woodchip, woodchip compost etc.

27 March 2018
CFE Hedge event at Elm Farm

Make hedge management work for your business & the environment



14 February 2018
Organic sector booming worldwide

57.8 million ha of organic land - The organic market grows to almost 90 billion US Dollars

13 February 2018
Addressing the crisis for new entrants to farming

Ecological Land Cooperative campaign for donations of land for new entrants to ecological agriculture.



7 February 2018
OK-Net EcoFeed for 100% organic feed

Changes to EU organic regulation triggers ‘grow local’ research for feeding pigs and poultry

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.