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Ambitious agriculture will be championed at OFC 2015

"For the British farming industry to thrive we must be even more ambitious in our objectives, and... read more

The Oxford Farming Conference announces three new Directors

Three highly entrepreneurial farmers will join The Oxford Farming Conference board (OFC) as its new... read more

Applications open for £10,000 OFC/RASE applied science award

Researchers behind science projects contributing to on-farm improvements are being encouraged to... read more


2014 Papers

The 2014 Conference papers are listed below. To view or download them, simply click on the PDF links.

2014 OFC Research Report

Opportunity Agriculture


Caroline Millar

Putting oomph and passion into rural tourism


Chris Musgrave

Making the most of our resources


David Taylor and Michelle Carvill

Frank Parkinson Lecture: Social Media - Changing the way farmers do business


EU Commissioner for Agriculture

Dacian Cioloș


Forbes Elworthy

Craigmore: building commercial farmland portfolios


George Freeman

UK Agri-Tech Strategy: The UK as a global hub of agricultural innovation


Guy Poskitt

Farming for the customer


Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Simon Coveney


Jerry Moye

Broiler breeding toward 2050: feeding the world


NFU President

Peter Kendall


NIAB - Cambridge University Farm

Winner of the 2014 OFC/RASE Practice with Science Award


Professor Simon Blackmore

Farming with Robots 2050


Sally Wilson

Grasping the dairy opportunity - a young person's persepective


Secretary of State for the Department of Agriculture,Food and Rural Affairs

Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP


Tom Rawson

Using collaboration and imagination to grow a dairy farming business