28 April 2015
Fertility building leys and green manures

Field lab at Tolhurst Organic

14 May 2015
Creeping thistle field lab

Controlling creeping thistles in arable crops and grass leys



20 April 2015
How healthy is your farm?

Please help us with this survey

15 April 2015
ORC Bulletin 118 is at the printers!

Autumn 2014 issue also now available to download



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.

The Organic Research Centre contact details

Elm Farm (main site)

Elm Farm, Hamstead Marshall, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 0HR
Phone (Switchboard): +44 (0)1488 658298
Fax: +44 (0)1488 658503
Email: elmfarm@organicresearchcentre.com

Google map of our location
Directions (PDF 307KB) to the Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm.

Special services/direct lines

Institute of Organic Training and Advice (Mark Measures) +44 (0)1547 528546

Staff details

NameJob titleEmail prefixExtensionAdditional information
Prof. Nic LampkinExecutive directornic.l521Team leader, Policy, Information Services and Admin teams, Company secretary
Dr. Bruce PearceDeputy directorbruce.p551Research team leader, Contracts manager, Human resources
Mr. Chris AllenTechnology support officerchris.a561Computing and communications support
Ms. Alison DayFinance officeralison.d541Accounts, payments
Dr. Catherine GerrardSocio-economics researchercatherine.g524Data analyst
Mr. Mark MeasuresPrincipal consultantmark.m0Director, IOTA
Dr. Konstantinos ZaralisSenior Researcher in Livestock Productionkostas.z512
Dr. Susanne PadelSenior Programme Managersusanne.p552Team leader, Information Services, Livestock, Socio-economics and Sustainability research team
Dr. Jo SmithPrincipal agroecology researcherjo.s531Eco-agroforestry research
Dr. Beth CullenInformation Officerbeth.c553Working on OK-Net Arable and ecofarminginfo.org hub
Mr. Laurence Graham SmithSenior sustainability researcherlaurence.s522Energy and climate change research
Mr. Phil SumptionResearch communications officerphil.s533Website, Bulletins
Ms. Pam TibbattsSenior office administratorpam.t511General enquiries
Ms. Anja ViewegerSenior Crops Researcheranja.v552Crops and policy research
Ms. Mary CrosslandResearchermary.c567Agroforestry and crops researcher
Ms. Sally WestawayResearchersally.w531Agroforestry, biofuels and crops research
Mrs. Tamara SchiopuTraining Co-ordinatortamara.s0
Mrs. Meg ChambersResearchermeg.c567Agroforestry and woodfuel researcher
Ms. Gillian WoodwardSenior administratorgillian.w554P/a to Director, ORC events, publication sales
Mr. Lawrence WoodwardPrincipal policy adviser0External consultant, Bulletin editor
Mrs. Rebecca Nelder (nee Kelly)No longer working at ORCrebecca.n0Former livestock researcher
Dr. Katharine Anne LeachNo longer working at ORC0Former Senior Livestock Researcher
Ms. Liz AdamsNo longer working at ORC0Former Research Communication Officer
Mr. Oliver CrowleyNo longer working at ORC0Former Crop Research Assistant
Dr. Thomas DöringNo longer working at ORC0Former Principal Crops Researcher
Mr. Roger HitchingsNo longer working at ORC0Former principal consultant and information services team leader
Dr. Robbie GirlingNo longer working at ORCrobbie.g0Former principal researcher in crops and agroforestry
Email: all prefixes take the suffix @organicresearchcentre.com

Wakelyns Agroforestry site

The Organic Research Centre, Wakelyns Agroforestry, Fressingfield, Suffolk, IP21 5SD
Tel: +44 (0)1379 586021
Email: wakelyns@organicresearchcentre.com

Google map of location.
Directions to Wakelyns Agroforestry

Wakelyns staff details

NameJob titleEmail prefixExtensionAdditional information
Mr. Nick FradgleyResearch assistantnick.f
Dr. Sally HowlettSenior crops researchersally.hSOLIBAM project leader
Dr. Henry CreissenCrops researcherhenry.cCrop production and plant breeding
Prof. Martin WolfePrincipal scientific adviserOwner/director, Wakelyns Agroforestry
Mrs. Helen PearceNo longer working at ORCFormer Crops researcher
Ms. Louisa WinklerNo longer working at ORCFormer crops research assistant
Mr. Tom HughesNo longer working at ORCFormer Crops & Agroforestry research technician
Email: all prefixes take the suffix @organicresearchcentre.com