18 December 2014
Soils and nutrition workshop

This event is fully booked

6 January 2015
2015 Oxford Real Farming Conference

Tickets now on sale

18 December 2014
Hedgerow harvesting machinery trials

Different techniques for harvesting hedgerows compared at Elm Farm

17 December 2014
Organic Producers' Conference Proceedings online

See videos, photos, presentations and reports from the conference.

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.

ORC Bulletins

About the Bulletins

The ORC Bulletin is produced in two forms:

  • a printed version 4 times a year, distributed to our subscribers, supporters and co-operating organisations. The printed Bulletin contains reports on our research and other activities, as well as information on research conducted elsewhere and perspectives on policy, organic standards and other issues.
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ORC printed Bulletin archive


ORC Bulletin 116 (Summer)
ORC Bulletin 115 (Spring)


ORC Bulletin 114 (Winter)
ORC Bulletin 113 (Autumn)
ORC Bulletin 112 (Spring/Summer)


ORC Bulletin 111 (Winter)
ORC Bulletin 110 (Autumn)
ORC Bulletin 109 (Summer)
ORC Bulletin 108 (Spring)


ORC Bulletin 107 (Winter)
ORC Bulletin 106 (Autumn)
ORC Bulletin 105 (Summer)
ORC Bulletin 104 (Spring)


ORC Bulletin 103 (December)
ORC Bulletin 102 (October)
ORC Bulletin 101 (August)
ORC Bulletin 100 (May)
ORC Bulletin 99 (April)


ORC Bulletin 98 (December)
ORC Bulletin 97 (October)


ORC Bulletin 96 (December)
ORC Bulletin 95 (October)
ORC Bulletin 94 (August)
ORC Bulletin 93 (May)
ORC Bulletin 92 (March)


ORC Bulletin 91 (December)
ORC Bulletin 90 (October)
ORC Bulletin 89 (August)
ORC Bulletin 88 (May)
ORC Bulletin 87 (March)


ORC Bulletin 86 (December)
ORC Bulletin 85 (October)
ORC Bulletin 84 (July)
ORC Bulletin 83 (April)
ORC Bulletin 82 (February)

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ORC electronic Bulletin archive

Please note that some of the links in archived E-Bulletins may not work correctly.


E-Bulletin 32 - October (PDF 141 KB)
E-Bulletin 31 - September (PDF 122 KB)
E-Bulletin 30 - August (PDF 135 KB)
E-Bulletin 29 - June (PDF 104 KB)
E-Bulletin 28 - May (PDF 377 KB)
E-Bulletin 27 - April (PDF 99 KB)
E-Bulletin 26 - March (PDF 98 KB)
E-Bulletin 25 - February (PDF 93 KB)
E-Bulletin 24 - January (PDF 255 KB)


E-Bulletin 23 - December (PDF 255 KB)
E-Bulletin 22 - November (PDF 118 KB)
E-Bulletin 21 - October (PDF 345 KB)
E-Bulletin 20 - September (PDF 137 KB)
E-Bulletin 19 - August (PDF 137 KB)
E-Bulletin 18 - July (PDF 109 KB)
E-Bulletin 17 - May (PDF 115 KB)
E-Bulletin 16 - March (PDF 402 KB)


E-Bulletin 15 - December (PDF 440 KB)
E-Bulletin 14 - November (PDF 207 KB)
E-Bulletin 13 - October (PDF 203 KB)
E-Bulletin 12 - September (PDF 198 KB)
E-Bulletin 11 - August (PDF 198KB)
E-Bulletin 10 - July (PDF 198KB)
E-Bulletin 9 - June (PDF 190KB)
E-Bulletin 8 - May (PDF 192KB)
E-Bulletin 7 - April (PDF 196KB)
E-Bulletin 6 - February (PDF 117KB)
E-Bulletin 5 - January (PDF 120KB)


E-Bulletin 4 - December (PDF 115KB)
E-Bulletin 3 - November (PDF 119KB)
E-Bulletin 2 - October (PDF 277KB)
E-Bulletin 1 - September (PDF 111KB)