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EURAF 2022: 6th European Agroforestry Conference

ORC was represented at the Sixth European Agroforestry Conference (EURAF 2022), which took place in Nuoro, Sardinia from 16-20th May 2022

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#AskAScientist Challenge

Join Agromix’s #AskAScientist Challenge to have your questions answered by a panel of expert scientists in an open live-streamed session within EURAF’s 6th European Agroforestry Conference

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A decade of field labs

Now in its 10th year, the Innovative Farmers network is celebrating the success of more than 120 field labs that have placed farmers in the driving seat of agricultural research, with the network connected with…
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ORC highlights from the Oxford Real Farming Conference

Beyond the Farmgate: Exploring Supply Chain Needs for Diverse Agroecological Systems https://youtu.be/YPrsgw3sSoU Oxford Real Farming Conference 2022 discussion with Katie Bliss, Julie Brown, Josiah Meldrum, James Woodward, George Young. Katie Bliss talks on DiverIMPACTS 'Enabling…
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Assessing the multidimensional elements of sustainability in European agroforestry systems

New paper published from the SustainFARM project team. A real team effort with Laurence Smith, Samantha Mullender, Sally Westaway and Jo Smith contributing authors from ORC. Smith LG, Westaway S, Mullender S,  Ghaley BH, Xu…
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A Christmas message from ORC’s CEO, Lucy MacLennan

A Christmas message from Lucy MacLennan for ORC's friends and supporters, including images from our 40th anniversary year.
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Lucy MacLennan at COP26

On Thursday 11th November our Chief Executive Lucy MacLennan spoke at the Agri-Food Transition Summit at COP26, in the Climate Action Innovation Zone. The session was titled 'Transformational Agri Food systems: Reforming our systems to…
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LIVESEED project comes to an end after 52 months

The LIVESEED project came to an end on 30 September 2021, after 52 months of activities. Started in June 2017, 51 project partners put their hearts and souls into boosting organic seed and plant breeding.…
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Organic Agriculture at the Heart of Agroecological Transition - call for submissions

ORC's Ambrogio Costanzo is a guest co-editor of a forthcoming special issue of Agronomy entitled Organic Agriculture at the Heart of Agroecological Transition. The deadline for manuscript submissions is 15 September 2021. "Agroecological transition is…
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New GM field trial consultation - help oppose the planting of experimental GM wheat

Rothamsted Research has applied for permission to plant a field trial of GM Wheat and a statutory public consultation is now open. Field trials always carry a risk of escape and wheat is a staple food in…
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