MSc Perennial Crops Field Course in Crete

MSc students with some of our Cretan hosts, the NEFG team and guests at the group’s final meal in Crete (Photo Credit Oduwole Olatunde) From 23 May to 6 June, 26...

Presentations from the 2017 Oxford Real Farming Conference

The Oxford Real Farming Conference has made all PowerPoints, audio recordings and films from the 2017 conference available online through the ORFC 2017 Archive. Professor Carlo Leifert was a part...

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New Glyphosate Study to start the New Year

A new study published on 9 January 2017 shows that glyphosate may cause liver disease when ingested at very low levels by rats. The King’s College study concludes as follows:...

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NEFG at the Oxford Real Farming Conference

The Oxford Real Farming Conference will take place this year on 4-5 January 2017 and Professor Carlo Leifert and Dr Marcin Baranski will present NEFG research. Additional details can be...

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Bread and Community: ReCap of Stephen Jones Seminar

Last month, Dr Stephen Jones of Washington State University delivered a seminar at the Newcastle University School of Agriculture about his work with the WSU Bread Lab. His presentation was...

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Prof Carlo Leifert and NEFG featured in German documentary

The German channel 3SAT/ARD produced a documentary filmed throughout Europe, which includes interviews with Carlo Leifert and footage of the Nafferton field trials. The NEFG-led nutritional work is featured quite extensively...

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Wheat breeding and bread-making seminar at Newcastle University 27th October

Dr Stephen Jones of Washington State University will be visiting Newcastle next week and will present a lecture at the School of Agriculture on Thursday, 27th October at 5pm. Dr...

The Summer of Cereals

We are nearing the end of harvest at Nafferton, and closing out our busiest cereal season in recent memory. NEFG managed trials of spelt, rye, spring wheat, winter wheat, spring barley,...

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Landbridge SIP Workshop at Nafferton 8th September

The landbridge network is hosting a workshop at Nafferton farm on Thursday, 8th September 2016 to consider the role for advisers in integrated farm management for sustainable intensification. Landbridge is...

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Postgraduate Research Student attends 10th International Symposium on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology

NEFG PhD Student Gultakin Hasanaliyeva attended the 10th International Symposium on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology held in Verona, Italy from 13th – 18th July. The University of Verona organised the symposium,...

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