Organic Studies Centre
Committed to the delivery of high quality trials, demonstrations and training programmes for organic agriculture. This is achieved by working closely with organic producers, conducting sound scientific investigation and ensuring effective dissemination of information.
Based at the Rosewarne campus, the Organic Studies Centre is part of Duchy College's Rural Business School. Staff at the Centre are involved in a wide range of research and training activities in Cornwall, in the wider south west of England and also through national and international projects. Scroll down for more information.
We are still able to offer financial support for training for south west farmers via the RDPE-funded South West Skills programme. The Skills programme is available to support a wide range of training events inclduing those aimed at organic farmers. See website http://www.cornwall.ac.uk/rbs/skills/index.php for details.
The Rural Business School are managing the RDPE-funded South West Agricultural Resource Management (SWARM) Knowledge Hub project. See website www.swarmhub.co.uk for details.
The RDPE-funded South West Layers and Gamebirds Initiative is being managed by the RBS team. Details can be found at http://www.cornwall.ac.uk/rbs/index.php?page=_Projects&id=2289 -
The Rural Business School in conjunction with Cornwall Council have started a new project called 'Clear about Carbon'. Details of this can be found at www.clearaboutcarbon.com
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