Seeds and Deeds - Collective plant breeding for reduced input farming

9th June 2020

As part of our season of online events this year we co-presented this webinar on 9 June 2020 with the AHDB, NIAB and the Organic Research Centre.

Bringing arable farmers and plant breeders together to help manage a reduced reliance on external inputs, improved gross margins with an agroecological transition for more resilient farm systems.

Chair -
Steven Jacobs, Organic Farmers and Growers

Panellists -

Mark Lea, Green Acres Farm, Shropshire

Dr Ambrogio Costanzo, Organic Research Centre

Dr Phil Howell, NIAB

Emily Pope, AHDB

This is a recording of the webinar presented on 9 June 2020.


Here is a download of the webinar handout:

Organic Arable Farming: Information for farmers considering conversion to organic production


This event was part of the V-NOCC20 webinar series hosted by Organic Farmers & Growers - OF&G National Organic Combinable Crops 2020 #NOCC20



We produced a short video shot at Mark Lea's Green Acres Farm in Shropshire which is an organic farm licensed by OF&G.

The video is snapshot of a crop assessment undertaken as part of the LiveWheat project -

LiveWheat at Green Acres farm in Shropshire