11 March 2017
BDAC soil seminar

Intensive course will include insights into soil, life, structure and chemistry

21 March 2017
Soil Health; a living perspective

Optimising soil management for productivity



17 February 2017
Challenges of organic arable farming

Call for applications for online course

20 January 2017
OK-Net Arable at Biofach

Workshop on farmer-led innovation



1 February 2017
The future of UK organic support

Defra minister announces continued support post-Brexit

Ms. Anja Vieweger

Job title

Senior Crops Researcher

Contact details

Email prefix: anja.v (add suffix @organicresearchcentre.com)
Phone: +44 (0)1488 658298 - extn. 552
Fax: +44 (0)1488 658 503
Postal address: Elm Farm, Hamstead Marshall, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 0HR

Academic qualifications

MSc Biological Diversity (2010, University of Plymouth, England)
BSc Horticulture (2000, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Main roles and responsibilities

Currently involved in the following projects:

Completed projects:

Research interests

Health in agricultural systems, participatory research, horticulture, soils and compost

Selected publications

Vieweger, Anja and Döring, Thomas (2014). Assessing health in agriculture – towards a common research framework for soils, plants, animals, humans and ecosystems. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. (in press)

Döring, Thomas; Vieweger, Anja; Pautasso, Marco; Vaarst, Mette; Finckh, Maria and Wolfe, Martin (2014). Resilience as a universal criterion of health. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. (in press)

Ekert, Stefan; Döring, Thomas; Häring, A. M.; Lampkin, Nicolas; Murphy-Bokern, Donal; Otto, Kristin; Padel, Susanne and Vieweger, Anja (2013). Evaluation des Bereichs Forschung und Entwicklung im Bundesprogramm Ökologischer Landbau. Paper at 12. Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn, 5. bis 8. März 2013.

Ekert, Stefan; Döring, Thomas; Häring, Anna Maria; Lampkin, Nic; Murphy-Bokern, Donal; Otto, Kristin; Padel, Susanne and Vieweger, Anja (2012). Evaluation des Bereichs Forschung und Entwicklung im Bundesprogramm Ökologischer Landbau. [Evaluation of the German Federal Research Programme on Organic Agriculture.] Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung, D-Bonn, Geschäftsstelle Bundesprogramm Ökologischer Landbau und andere Formen nachhaltiger Landwirtschaft.

Gerrard, Catherine L; Vieweger, Anja and Padel, Susanne (2012). Inventory of data collecting and publishing institutions (Deliverable 2.1 of the OrganicDataNetwork project: Report on data collectors). OrganicDataNetwork project, c/o University of Ancona.

Click here to see Anja Vieweger's publications on Organic eprints.