OFC Blog

It’s time to return to Oxford.

The Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) has launched its programme for the 2022 event which will return to the Examination Halls at Oxford University in…

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Return of Breaking Barriers Scholarship

Diversity of thought, experience, ideas and people will result in an agricultural industry that is rich and dynamic – but we must ensure that there…

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Are family farms fit for the future?

Examining whether family farms are fit for the future, panellists at the recent Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) Bitesize webinar on Thursday 5 August…

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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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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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PODCAST: Dairy farming, the future of OFC and going digital for 2021

This month Anna Hill found out what makes OFC Chairman Sally Williams tick and how her vision for the next year will bring a new flavour to the OFC…

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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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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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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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