Oxford Farming Conference

Change will be needed to meet climate ambitions – Eustice

Change will be needed to meet climate ambitions – Eustice

On the opening day of the Oxford Farming Conference, agricultural ministers from England, Northern Ireland and Wales shared their different...

January 7, 2022

Oxford Farming Conference: In-person attendance cancelled

Oxford Farming Conference: In-person attendance cancelled

In light on the ongoing Covid-19 situation, in-person attendance for the 2022 Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) has been cancelled. The...

December 23, 2021

Oxford Farming Conference’s Breaking Barriers Scholarship to return for second year

Oxford Farming Conference’s Breaking Barriers Scholarship to return for second year

The Oxford Farming Conference has announced the return of its Breaking Barriers Scholarship for a second year. The programme, which was...

August 12, 2021

‘Leave no farmer behind’ – Poots tells OFC of vision for NI farm support

‘Leave no farmer behind’ – Poots tells OFC of vision for NI farm support

Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots spoke of “tremendous opportunities” and “room to manoeuvre” in the wake of Brexit for the...

January 12, 2021

OFC aims to help break down barriers around diversity, equality and inclusion

OFC aims to help break down barriers around diversity, equality and inclusion

This year’s crop of Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) Scholars are better equipped to ensure and promote the importance of diversity,...

December 20, 2020

Oxford Farming Conference announces names of 4 new directors

Oxford Farming Conference announces names of 4 new directors

The Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) has named its four new directors. The new directors will be in place for a...

November 11, 2020

Agriculture’s role in unravelling the Paradox of Plenty

Agriculture’s role in unravelling the Paradox of Plenty

The recent Oxford Farming Conference Bitesize webinar brought together speakers from across the world to unravel the Paradox of Plenty,...

October 11, 2020

Oxford Farming Conference to proceed as digital event in 2021

Oxford Farming Conference to proceed as digital event in 2021

Plans are already being put in place for the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) to run as a digital event in...

May 21, 2020

Farmers urged to ‘step up’ and demonstrate industry’s role tackling climate change

Farmers urged to ‘step up’ and demonstrate industry’s role tackling climate change

The chief executive of farming education charity LEAF has called for the farming industry to step up and demonstrate its...

January 13, 2020

OFC 2020: British environmental standards a ‘red line’ for food imports

OFC 2020: British environmental standards a ‘red line’ for food imports

British environmental standards are “a red line, that as a society we must defend vigorously”, businessman and cookery writer Henry Dimbleby told...

January 12, 2020

Oxford Farming Conference announces line-up for future of food and farming panel

Oxford Farming Conference announces line-up for future of food and farming panel

Ensuring healthy, safe and affordable food is accessible to all – regardless of where people live or how much they...

December 27, 2019

Closing date approaching for ’emerging leaders’ at OFC

Closing date approaching for ’emerging leaders’ at OFC

The closing date is approaching for applications to the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) Emerging Leaders Programme. Hopefuls have just 10...

August 21, 2019

Oxford Farming Conference on the hunt for new directors

Oxford Farming Conference on the hunt for new directors

One of the UK’s best-known industry conferences for farming and agri-business, the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC), is seeking new directors...

March 16, 2019

Celebrity chef Ken Hom OBE joins forces with AHDB

Celebrity chef Ken Hom OBE joins forces with AHDB

Celebrity chef and author Ken Hom has joined forces with the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) for this year’s...

January 7, 2019

OFC19: How data saved one farmer’s milk cheque during the 2018 drought

OFC19: How data saved one farmer’s milk cheque during the 2018 drought

The amount of data generated by farms is growing exponentially. And with that comes vast opportunities for farmers to cash...

January 5, 2019

MP calls for ‘serious consideration’ of meat tax measures

MP calls for ‘serious consideration’ of meat tax measures

A politician in the UK has called for “serious consideration” of measures such as a meat tax in an address...

January 4, 2019

Gove: Gene-editing and lab-grown food will be part of the ag revolution

Gove: Gene-editing and lab-grown food will be part of the ag revolution

Environment Secretary Michael Gove used his speech at this year’s Oxford Farming Conference to reiterate his support for controversial food production...

January 3, 2019

2019 Oxford Farming Conference gets underway…here’s the events not to miss

2019 Oxford Farming Conference gets underway…here’s the events not to miss

Hundreds of farming enthusiasts from across the UK have converged on the classrooms and examination halls of Oxford University to...

January 2, 2019