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Farming will need every tool in the box to face the enormous challenges to come

The other day, I looked up, on Google Maps, the council house in Harlow in Essex where I spent many of my formative years. Not a lot of open fields…

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Gene editing creates potential to protect the nation’s environment, pollinators and wildlife

The following press release was issued by Defra ahead of Environment Secretary George Eustice speaking during the OFC21 Politics Session. PRESS…

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Meet the Director: Andrew Pitts

We caught up with OFC Director Andrew Pitts who is in his final year of a three-year term and will chair the December #OFCBitesize webinar. Tell us…

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SPECIAL OFC Bitesize in partnership with Defra

Environment Secretary George Eustice MP to set out roadmap for the transformation of farm support, live from #OFCBitesize on Monday (30 Nov). WATCH…

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Farming will need every tool in the box to face the enormous challenges to come

The other day, I looked up, on Google Maps, the council house in Harlow in Essex where I spent many of my formative years. Not a lot of open fields…

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Oxford Farming Conference makes history with new Co-Chairs

A diverse, female team has been announced to jointly chair the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) – the first time in the event’s 76-year history. Agri-…

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Government joins OFC to unveil path to sustainable farming from 2021

The Oxford Farming Conference #OFCBitesize has hosted Environment Secretary George Eustice today, as he annouced a roadmap for the future of farm…

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New team at the top

Pictured: Barbara Bray, Food Safety Consultant and Nutritionist We are delighted to announce that three new directors and a new chairman have been…

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OFC Emerging Leaders Programme 2020

*applications are now closed, please see our blog post to meet the 2020 Emerging Leaders* __________________________________ Following another…

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Ambitious Farmers Win Place on Emerging Leaders Programme

Twenty-two farmers from around the UK have been selected to join the Oxford Farming Conference’s (OFC) Emerging Leaders Programme (biographies…

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Oxford Farming Conference helping break down barriers

This year’s crop of Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) Scholars are better equipped to ensure and promote the importance of diversity, equality, and…

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Survival is self-success in the farming world

Non Thorne, who studied Agriculture with Business Studies at Aberystwyth University, attended the OFC for the first time in 2020. Sponsored by the…

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Be the change you want to see

Laura Hancox is a technology project manager working in the fresh produce industry. She attended OFC2020 sponsored by The Farmers Club, where she has…

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