Category: News

Staff news: Welcomes and goodbyes

ORC welcomes Kathrin Heimbach and Christian Gossel and says foodbye to Chiara Tuoni and Ambro Costanzo

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ORC Bulletin 137 on its way!

The Autumn issue of the ORC Bulletin (137) has mailed out! The Summer 2022 issue (No.136) is now available for free download.

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Summer Mastitis Online Survey

Calling UK dairy farmers! You are invited to take part in an online survey on summer mastitis in dairy cattle

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Go Organic’s Organic September 2022

Organic September is about celebrating everything organic and the hard work and dedication that goes into growing while working with nature, not against it.

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Leafy salad growers wanted for peat-free trials

Are you a leafy salad grower interested in trialling peat reduced options? Riverford and the Organic Research Centre are developing a new Innovative Farmers field lab

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Distance learning Organic Farming programme - Places available for September

There are still places available for SRUC’s part-time post-graduate distance learning programme in Organic Farming for the 2022/2023 academic year, starting early September 2022.

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Exploring opportunities for an Agroforestry Carbon Code

The Soil Association, Woodland Trust, Finance Earth, Organic Research Centre and Scottish Rural College (SRUC) have been awarded funding from the Natural Environment Investment Readiness Fund to explore the feasibility of developing a carbon code for Agroforestry

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Defra's Expert Group on Organic Production (EGOP) seeks a Chair

Defra are recruiting a chairperson for their Expert Group on Organic Production

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Farmer-led research gets Royal backing

The Duke of Cornwall joined 150 people in Cornwall on Tuesday 19 July as they celebrated a “remarkable” 10 years of farmer-led research with the Innovative Farmers network.

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Farmers urged to capitalise on organic’s potential

Delegates at the UK’s largest organic conference, OF&G’s National Organic Combinable Crops (NOCC) heard how market opportunity, and increased recognition of organic’s benefits, should encourage increases in organic agricultural land area.

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