Thursday, 8 January 2015

Can environmentally-friendly farming also be productive?

Professor James Bullock of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is one of the speakers at this week's 2015 Oxford Farming Conference, held at the Oxford University Examination Schools from 6-8 January. Prof Bullock took part in the Smart Farming session, presenting research into agri-environment schemes, including the CEH-led Hillesden Farm project.

Other speakers at the event included Defra Secretary of State Elizabeth Truss, Shadow Minister for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Huw Irranca Davies, Guardian columnist George Monbiot and Lord John Krebs, Principal of Jesus College, Oxford and a former chief executive of the Natural Environment Research Council.

Related links

A video of James's presentation is now available on the Oxford Farming Conference website.

Oxford Farming Conference 2015 programme

Oxford Farming Conference website

Staff page of Prof James Bullock

CEH's Sustainable Land Management science area

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