Recent press releases: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.
29 October 2014: 9th ORC Organic Producers’ Conference
Practical research and innovation - diversity in practice
18 July 2014: Prince of Wales visits Food & Farming Summer School
As part of his annual Food and Farming Summer School, HRH The Prince of Wales met with students and farmers at Eastbrook Farm in Wiltshire.