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Keeping you safe at OFC 2022

A letter from OFC Co-Chairs, Barbara Bray and Sarah Mukherjee To all our OFC friends, We hope you are keeping safe and well. Yesterday the OFC…

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Oxford Farming Conference Inspire bursary delegates revealed

Eighteen progressive people from the agrifood industry have been awarded fully funded places to attend the Oxford Farming Conference which runs from…

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Is automation the future of farming’s workforce?

The Oxford Farming Conference’s (OFC) Bitesize series provides a platform for vibrant discussion on the biggest issues facing the agricultural…

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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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New Directors for the Oxford Farming Conference

The Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) has announced three new Directors to join the board from January 2022. Bringing a wide range of skills and…

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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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Oxford Farming Conference strengthens its board

The Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) has appointed four new Directors for a three-year term running from the 2022 to the 2024 conference. The…

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Oxford Farming Conference is set to Inspire with a new bursary programme.

The Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) will deliver an exciting new programme for individuals who demonstrate leadership potential and have never…

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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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Meet the 2020 OFC Emerging Leaders

Twenty-nine young leaders from across the UK have been selected to join the Oxford Farming Conference’s (OFC) 2020 Emerging Leaders Programme. Picked…

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Scholars' Programme: McDonald's Away Day

The #OFC22 Scholars came together this week for their away day kindly hosted by McDonald's UK. The purpose of the programme is to bring together…

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Return of Oxford Farming Conference Breaking Barriers Scholarship

The Oxford Farming Conference (OFC), in partnership with McDonald’s UK, is delighted to announce the return of the successful Breaking Barriers…

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Apply for the OFC Breaking Barriers Scholarship

The Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) has teamed up with McDonald’s UK to encourage diversity and inclusion in farming through the launch of a new…

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OFC2022 - 5 to 7 January - Routes to Resilience

The 2022 Oxford Farming Conference, Routes to Resilience, will be co-chaired by Barbara Bray MBE and Sarah Mukherjee MBE and will be held from 5 to 7 January 2022. The event will embrace a hybrid model with the opportunity for you to attend the live conference in Oxford, enjoying the stunning venues and social activities, or from the comfort of your home via our digital package.

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