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Apply to be a Director of the Oxford Farming Conference

Applications are now open to join the OFC Council for a three-year term, supporting the OFC Conferences from 2024 to 2026. The term commences in…

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Dr Jenna Ross receives OBE in Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Honours

Dr Jenna Ross, a Nuffield Farming Scholar, Oxford Farming Conference Director, Lantra Scotland Industry Champion, STEM Ambassador and award-winning…

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OFC seeks executive administrator

Due to the retirement of the existing Secretariat, the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) is seeking to appoint an Executive Administrator to take on…

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Dame Ellen MacArthur dazzles delegates on the final day of the Oxford Farming Conference

Known as the record-beating sailor who solo-circumnavigated the world, Dame Ellen MacArthur is now making waves with her charitable work centred on…

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A United Kingdom? Not when it comes to future agricultural policy

England, Northern Ireland and Wales share their agricultural policy visions  On the opening day of the Oxford Farming Conference, agricultural…

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OFC cancels in-person event and moves ONLINE

With deep sadness, the Oxford Farming Conference council is cancelling the in-person attendance of the 2022 conference.   The event is a culmination…

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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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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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OFC Inspire Programme 2022 - open for applications

The Council of the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) is delighted to announce the launch of its flagship bursary Inspire Programme. Applications are…

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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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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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