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Robust food system needs leadership - the National Food Strategy in discussion

“The transition we now need – from a system optimised for calories, pleasure, and profit to one that also restores the environment, captures carbon,…

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The OFC Report into Mental Health

The OFC Report into Mental Health was presented in the format of a film, click below to watch.  

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Farming needs to rebrand

Farming needs to rebrand, said Poran Malani, a communications expert sharing his insights from working with some of the biggest corporates from…

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What was said @ OFC19? by John Giles

by John Giles,  Divisional Director at Promar International Ltd OFC is one of the “flagship” events in the UK ag and food sector calendar and has…

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The Great Debate: Public goods should be profitable for farmers

by Sarah Bell, 2018 OFC Emerging Leader (speech given at the Union Debate). Public goods is a strand of a farming business, indeed it should…

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Who would vote for Brexit again? And some other polls from #OFC19

To poll the general mood of the industry, the audience at #OFC19 were asked to vote on some leading questions about the future of UK farming. Here…

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Small Robots make it big, fuelled by the OFC

A blog by Sam Watson-Jones about how the OFC propelled the Small Robot Company into a game-changing future for this small innovative company. It’s…

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New Directors Appointed for Oxford Farming Conference 2020

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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RHS Debate Rules Farmers Should Be Paid For More Than Food

Farmers Should Be Paid For More Than Food was the motion for the OFC debate at this year's Royal Highland Show, and it was carried by a fairly strong…

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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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Attending OFC 2019 gave student confidence in farming’s post-Brexit future

Alex Neason, who studies Agriculture with Applied Farm Management at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) attended the OFC for the first time in…

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OFC changed my perspective on agriculture, work and the future of our industry immeasurably

Romy Jackson from Scotland attended The Oxford Farming Conference as a Scholar in 2018, sponsored by RWMT. Here she shares her experience. I was…

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Technologies developed by agricultural machinery dealers impresses OFC scholar.

Alice Clews, a 2017 Oxford Farming Conference Scholar, attended Agritechnica in November 2017 on an OFC DLG Travel Scholarship. She was also awarded…

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