28 May 2018
Agroforestry as sustainable land use

EURAF 2018 CONFERENCE: Opportunity for farmers to attend

10 June 2018
Open Farm Sunday at Sonning Farm

We will be showcasing our trials at Reading University Crops Research Unit



21 May 2018
Defra release organic farming stats for 2017

Organic land area in UK slowly increasing

18 May 2018
Countryside Stewardship and organic farming

Improving uptake of Countryside Stewardship



3 May 2018
Stop the dock!

A new technical guide for reducing docks on farmland

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

Lampkin NH, Pearce BD, Leake AR, Creissen H, Gerrard CL, Girling R, Lloyd S, Padel S, Smith J, Smith LG, Vieweger A, Wolfe MS (2015) The role of agroecology in sustainable intensification. Report for the Land Use Policy Group. Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm and Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust.

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.