7 June 2017
Intercropping field day

Does intercropping provide an untapped opportunity for enhancing arable farming systems?

22 June 2017
Agroforestry 2017

Improving productivity for farmers and foresters



23 May 2017
In-conversion land area on the rise

Defra organic farming stats for 2016 released

15 May 2017
TP Organics: 2017 Call for Organic Innovations

Check out this year's themes & apply!



1 February 2017
The future of UK organic support

Defra minister announces continued support post-Brexit

Recent press releases:

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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.

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.