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2018.10.29 | Agriculture and food

ON FARM FEEDING FOR ORGANIC BROILERS

Marc Pousin’s farm in Saint-Pierre-des-Échaubrognes, France provides 100% organic, local feed for it’s broilers. OK-Net EcoFeed had the chance to visit and learn from the mixed farm (crops, cattle, sheep and different poultry species), the founder of the Volailles Bio de l'Ouest (VBO-West Organic Poultry Coop) cooperation.

2018.10.24 | Agriculture and food

CIRCASA Survey - your views on soil organic carbon management

The European project CIRCASA is making a survey on the role of Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) management for climate change mitigation and sustainable development. Contribute to this survey and tell what you think are the most effective management options, barriers and solutions.

2018.10.08 | Agriculture and food

Improving soil conservation and resource use in organic cropping systems for vegetable production

What’s the best way to manage Agroecological Service Crops? Comparing the usual management of ASC as green manure vs the use of roller crimper in a no till system, SoilVeg found that the latter generate an higher overall environment benefit, although with lower yields.

2018.10.02 | Agriculture and food

Innovative processing and packaging for safe, high-quality, organic berry products

Consumers want high-quality, organic berry products available in larger quantities. An international team of researchers has set out to meet their demands.

2018.09.14 | Agriculture and food

Anaerobically digested green manure is a valuable fertilizer

Anaerobic digestion of green manure increases nitrogen (N) availability. However, the N fertilizer replacement value is affected by the initial quality of the green manure, which is related to plant species composition and cutting frequency.

Photographer: Helene Uller-Kristensen, ICROFS

2018.07.19 | Seminar

Pig health and welfare in eco-efficient organic systems discussed at research seminar

June 13th, the Danish Organic RDD projects, VIPiglets, pECOSYSTEM and MAFFRA, presented results to and discussed recommendations with an international audience. Furthermore, international researchers where invited as guest speakers to share knowledge on research abroad.

2018.07.16 | Seminar

OrganoFinery seminar on biorefined organic protein feed

The 29th of June 2018 keynote speakers gave different perspectives on green biorefineries and projekt participants disseminated some of the results obtained in OrganoFinery.

2018.06.15 | Seminar

Join seminar on biorefined organic protein feed 29 June

Green biorefinery concepts have the potential to become a suitable solution for production of organic protein-rich feeds and a variety of other valuable products from green crops such as alfalfa, clover and clover grasses. This seminar will present perspectives on green biorefineries by keynote speakers and disseminate results obtained in research…

2018.05.22 | Agriculture and food

Innovative and sustainable grazing-based systems integrating cows and young stock

How can organic dairy cows stay with their mothers? How can we make more robust grazing strategies? How can animal health be supported, and medicine reduced, in organic dairy farming? The new CORE Organic Cofund project GrazyDaiSy seeks to answer these questions.

2018.05.16 | Agriculture and food

Legume-based cover crops benefit crop yield and reduce nitrate leaching

The use of cover crops in arable farming is more efficient in nitrate leaching reduction than decreasing the field nitrogen surplus. However, this requires well-developed cover crops.

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