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2017.06.08 | Agriculture and food

German consumers are not familiar with Danish organic products

Germany is an important export market for Danish organic products, but German consumers are not familiar with organic products from Denmark. The story about Danish organic products and Denmark has to be told more compelling in order to increase the Danish export to the German market.

2017.05.24 | Conference

NJF Conference: Healthiness of organic food as main topic

The healthiness of organic food is of interest to an ever-expanding consumer group and it will also be discussed at the International Conference on Organic Agriculture in Mikkeli from 19th to 21st of June 2017.

2017.05.23 | Seminar

Seminar June 12 in Copenhagen: Roots for sustainability

On 12 June we have a visit from an international group of scientists working on plant roots and their significance for the exploitation of water and nutrients from the soil by plants and crops. The approaches of the four, and their research groups are very different, but they all target the goal of developing sustainable and productive systems…

2017.05.11 | Agriculture and food

Digital tools for farmers – latest recommendations from OK-Net Arable

The OK-Net Arable platform provides access to a wide range of tools and resources that can help improve production within arable cropping.

2017.05.08 | Conference

Organic Innovation Days - 3rd edition, 15-17 November 2017, Brussels

How do we move organic forward to ensure sustainability & health of our food systems? Innovation is one of the answers.

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.

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