3 January 2019
Oxford Real Farming Conference

to 4th January 2019



28 October 2018
Our Common Ground

New progress report from the Food, Farming & Countryside Commission

26 October 2018
European Commission extends experiment on marketing populations

Marketing of cereal populations extended until 2021



2 November 2018
Future for UK organic farming debated at Congress in Rugby

'Going for Growth' is the theme of this yearís UK Organic Congress held in Rugby on 15-16 November

Events

Novel breeding techniques and their implications

29 October 2018

ORC workshop: Novel breeding techniques and their implications for the UK organic sector.
9.30 Ė 15.30 The Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm, Hamstead Marshall, Newbury RG20 0HR

Workshop to share and discuss opinions on the risks and opportunities presented by the Novel Breeding Techniques for the UK organic food and farming community.

Aims of the day

  • To understand what the gene-editing techniques are and their potential application within crop breeding;
  • To determine the threats and opportunities posed by these techniques to organic food and farming;
  • To assess the position of the UK organic sector on these techniques

Programme

Click here for programme

Enquiries and booking

Spaces are limited so please book your place as soon as possible. Cost includes lunch and refreshments.

Booking is through eventbrite

Any questions please contact: Gillian Woodward

The LIVESEED project has received funding from the European Unionís Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No 727230. The information contained in this communication only reflects the authorís view. The Research Executive Agency is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information provided.



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