27 September 2017
ORC FABS annual event

Members event at Bradwell Grove Farm, Glos

5 October 2017
LEAF Intercropping Workshop

Gloucestershire event - save the date



21 September 2017
Towards farmer principles of health

Developing healthy farming systems

19 September 2017
Underutilised Crops

New Factsheet from DIVERSIFOOD project



16 August 2017
Promoting crop diversification in European agriculture

A major 5-year European project ˗ DiverIMPACTS launched

Recent press releases:

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16 August 2017: Promoting crop diversification in European agriculture
A major 5-year European project ˗ DiverIMPACTS launched

5 July 2017: Demonstrating crop resilience through agro-biodiversity
ORC brings its expertise to NOCC17

1 February 2017: The future of UK organic support
Defra minister announces continued support post-Brexit

23 January 2017: The 2017 Organic Farm Management Handbook is published
The Organic Farm Management Handbook is the only source of up-to-date information on the costs and performance of organic farming.

16 January 2017: Rising to the challenge
Practical organic farming solutions for an uncertain future

13 April 2016: Organic farm incomes up in 2015
Organic farm profits increasing with organic dairy farming outperforming conventional

18 February 2016: Two ORC staff recognised
Nic Lampkin and Mark Measures recognised for their contribution to UK Agriculture

27 January 2016: Enhanced organic opportunities for postgraduate students
ORC and SRUC join together to deliver one of the country’s few postgraduate courses in organic farming

15 January 2016: Action plan for change – is organic leading the way?
Action plans and agroecology, but England lags behind

4 December 2015: Future sustainability of organic and low-input milk production
Challenges and solutions

7 July 2015: Launch of ORC Wakelyns Population
Pioneering wheat population launched at NOCC15

7 July 2015: OK-Net Arable for more knowledge exchange in organic farming
EU project aims to facilitate co-creation of knowledge by farmers, farm advisers and scientists

11 June 2015: The role of agroecology in sustainable intensification
New study highlights methods to safeguard UK food security

19 May 2015: Organic food combines sustainability and quality
New dossier on Sustainability and quality of organic food

25 November 2014: ORC welcomes Defra’s proposed organic payment rates
New Countryside Stewardship Scheme support rates for organic farming in England have been announced today.