3 January 2018
Agricology Field Day

Mixing it up: Leys, livestock and life in the soil

4 January 2018
Oxford Real Farming Conference 2018

Oxford Town Hall 4th & 5th January.



11 December 2017
Soil Farmer of the Year competition

Entries open for 2018

15 November 2017
Organic can feed the world but need changes to food system

Strategies for feeding the world more sustainably with organic agriculture



7 December 2017
Intercropping opportunities

Farmers invited to take part in diverse cropping project to increase yields

Miss. Nicola Smith

Job title

Livestock Researcher

Contact details

Email prefix: nicola.s (add suffix @organicresearchcentre.com)
Phone: +44(0)1488 658298 - extn. 567

Academic qualifications

BSc Hons Biology (University of York)
MSc Sustainable Food Production in Agriculture (Aberystwyth University)

Main roles and responsibilities

Working on the iSAGE project:

  • Identifying farms to take part in sustainability assessments
  • Identifying farms to take part in Life Cycle Assessments
  • Assist with collecting data for case study innovations
  • Assist with all other iSAGE activities where possible

Research interests

  • Animal Health & Welfare specifically ruminants
  • Parasites and disease specifically sheep
  • External activities

  • Anything outdoors - Rock Climbing, walking, mountaineering, running, cycling
  • Recently took part in my first Triathalon and loved it Now I have the bug Im a regular triathlete
  • Smallholder: Im in charge of the daily husbandry of around 200 breeding ewes.