Arable, dairy and beef – 498 Ha

  • Farm scale research and demonstration facility to implement new technology and farm techniques
  • Long term study into Organic and Conventional farming. The split farm system compares an organic farm rotation and a conventional farming rotation.
  • Home to Nafferton Ecological Farming Group (NEFG) a leading Organic Farming Research Facility in the UK.
  • Research comparing the effects of conventional and organic management practices on crop and livestock yield, health and quality factors, including (but not limited to): nutrient-use-efficiency, disease severity, protein content, antioxidant/(poly)phenolic/mineral concentrations, fatty-acid profiles and overall productivity.

Farms Director:

James Standen
(james.standen@ncl.ac.uk)

01661 832 246,
Nafferton Farm, Stocksfield, Northumberland, NE43 7XD

Key overall contact:

Teresa Jordon –¬†AFRD NU Farms Research and Marketing Administrator
teresa.jordon@ncl.ac.uk,
0191 208 6881