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2017.02.24 | Agriculture and food

Knowledge platform presented at BIOFACH 2017

OK-Net Arable presented its knowledge platform to an audience the 16 February at BIOFACH, Germany. The platform promotes exchange of knowledge among farmers, farm advisers, and scientists, with the aim of increasing productivity and quality in organic arable cropping across Europe.

2017.02.21 | Agriculture and food

Can organic crops increase the economic potential for biorefineries?

With the current cost and price relations, the profitability of biorefineries is still challenged. The use of organic crops, such as grass, in biorefineries can increase the profitability because organic products can be sold at higher prices.

2017.02.17 | Agriculture and food

Call for applications: On-line course “Challenges of Organic Arable Farming”

The objective of the course is to enable students and professionals to familiarize with the latest insights, context and concepts of Organic Arable Farming and to provide them new tools and practices to tackle current difficulties related to production and protection.

2017.02.17 | Agriculture and food

Wood ants as crop protection in Danish orchards

It is easy to transplant wood ants into apple orchards. When doing so, the ants adapt to their new surroundings and begin to eat the pests on the trees.

2017.02.13 | Agriculture and food

Another record year for organic agriculture worldwide

The latest global data on organic farming worldwide will be presented by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM – Organics International at the BIOFACH world organic trade fair 2017 in Nuremberg.

2017.02.01 | Agriculture and food

EGTOP: Call for experts for technical advice on organic production

The European Commission looks for experts to give technical advice on organic production. Deadline is the 13th of February.