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Providing information on organic food and farming in Wales
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Organic Research Centre

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For better farming, food and health.

Established in 1980 as a registered charity, ORC works nationally and internationally to:
Research and develop practical, sustainable land management and food production systems based on organic and agro-ecological principles
Exchange knowledge with current and future producers, food businesses and related professionals
influence policy and public debates on the future of food and farming based on sound evidence

OCR Project work
Partner in Organic Centre Wales
Research on organic plant breeding, soils and cropping systems, livestock, agroforestry, environment, sustainability and health, business and markets, policy development and evaluation.
Annual organic producers' conference
Other events and workshops
Organic Farm Management Handbook
Printed and e-bulletins
Main ORC website for project and policy information
Agricology website for practical information
Access to accredited organic advisers through our Institute of Organic Training and Advice
Farmer and business supporters' group your opportunity to support our work and get something back!


01488 658298
Elm Farm, Hamstead Marshall, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 0HR
In partnership with
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Organic Centre Wales, IBERS, Gogerddan Campus
Aberystwyth University, Ceredigion, SY23 3EB
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Funding bodies
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