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2016.06.13 | Agriculture and food

OK-Net Arable: Exchange knowledge - enhance farming

The OK-Net Arable project promotes exchange of knowledge among farmers, farm advisers and scientists with the aim to increase productivity and quality in organic arable cropping in Europe.

2016.06.10 | Agriculture and food

Research and Innovation for future food systems: Position paper of TP Organics

TP Organics has developed a position paper outlining the key areas of research in the food system and the food value chain from the perspective of the organic sector.

2016.05.26 | Agriculture and food

New video from OrganicDairyHealth

The aim of the OrganicDairyHealth project is to improve health and welfare in organic dairy cows. Watch Anna Wallenbeck (Sweden), Ute Knierim (Germany) and Jan Tind Sørensen (Denmark) explain how they combine breeding and management measures to achieve this goal in a new video.

2016.05.26 | Agriculture and food

New fact sheets assessing the use of meat and bone meal and urban organic wastes

The loss of phosphorus in exported products is a concern for all organic producers. The IMPROVE-P team compiled factsheets on meat and bone meal and recycled urban organic wastes in organic farming. They provide a comprehensive overview of the current information on these relevant nutrient sources.

2016.05.26 | Agriculture and food

Innovative design and management to boost functional biodiversity of organic orchards

Functional agrobiodiversity (FAB) uses orchard design and management to gain more natural enemies, making orchards more robust to pests. The CORE Organic Plus project EcoOrchard aims to collect existing knowledge and generate new knowledge in order to use FAB successfully in orchards.

2016.05.12 | Administrative conditions

ICROFS is looking for an academic employee to be the CORE Organic project manager 825241

The ERA-NET CORE Organic is funding trans-national research in organic food and farming across European countries, and is about to start up its fourth project period with cofunding from the European Commission. The coordinator is the Director of ICROFS and the project manager will assist the coordinator and will be responsible for the preparation…

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