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Ethical coffee pioneer to give OFC's Keynote address

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This year’s Frank Parkinson Trust Keynote address will be from Konrad Brits, the founder and CEO of Falcon…

The folly of land ownership?

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Institutional investors whose operating model is based around owning land and leasing it out to local farmers do not currently see the UK as a viable market for investment in farmland because the…

To Brexit and Beyond - trading & support

- Cedric Porter

In the first of a special series, supply chain expert and former Oxford Farming Conference chairman Cedric Porter discusses farming’s hottest topic.

The Oxford Farming Conference has a…

Three new directors join the OFC Council

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A farmer, broadcaster and a scientist will join The Oxford Farming Conference board (OFC) as its new directors in January 2017. Matthew Naylor, Anna Hill (pictured above) and Professor Nigel…

Easy short-term fixes are running out says OFC scholar

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Three young British agriculturalists - Nicola Blowey, Jenni Thompson and Robert Yardley (pictured above) - attended the prestigious Young DLG (the German Agricultural Society) Conference and…

360 sow pen wins OFC/RASE Practice with Science Award

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The innovative and welfare focused 360o Sow Farrowing Pen, invented by Martin Barker, has won the 2015 OFC/RASE Practice with Science Award. Sponsored by Map of Agriculture, the award…