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2017.09.27 | Agriculture and food

Organic and Low-Input Dairy Farming: Avenues to Enhance Sustainability and Competitiveness in the EU

The objectives of the EU-funded project SOLID were to evaluate competitiveness and environmental sustainability of organic and low-input systems, to investigate ways to increase their profitability, and to disseminate knowledge to key stakeholder groups. Read about the results and recommendations in the newly puslished article at Wiley.com.

2017.09.27 | Agriculture and food

Organic fish farming is a good investment – the price premium is maintained

All investments claim a healthy economic basis. This also applies toorganics. The project RobustFish finds that the price premium on organic trout and salmon is maintained, when the supply of organic fish rise.

2017.09.26 | Agriculture and food

Contribution of organic farming to public goods in Denmark

In the latest issue of Organic Agriculture (Volume 7, number 3) a scientific article based on ICROFS' latest Knowledge Synthesis has just been published.

2017.08.23 | Conference

OK-Net Arable Final Conference - 15 November 2017

Join the OK-Net Arable Final Conference in Brussels on 15 November! The event is co-organized with the 3rd edition of Organic Innovation Days (15-17 Nov), which will showcase the potential innovation trends in the agricultural sector and what these mean for organics in terms of opportunities and risks.

2017.07.06 | Theme day

Animal health and welfare as cornerstones of organic livestock production

The 12-13 June 2017 OrganicDairyHealth discussed how the results obtained in the project could enhance the European dimension of the best breeding strategies and management practices.

2017.06.16 | Agriculture and food

Two seasons of “thinking like a bee” increase farmer awareness

The Beefarm project was initiated in collaboration with organic fruit and seed producers to bridge the gap between scientific knowledge and practice: How can the extensive body of knowledge on wild bees, bumblebees and solitary bees, be made operational in a farmer tool?

2017.06.16 | Agriculture and food

Does organic farmed fish exist?

Many consumers perceive the production of organic farmed fish negatively and rank this production alongside the industrialised agriculture.

2017.06.09 | Agriculture and food

Protein from organic clover grass – a new opportunity for organic production

Clover grass could play a central role for expanding organic livestock farming as farmers’ demand for organic protein feed is increasing. The business case of producing and marketing organic clover grass protein could bring new opportunities for organic farmers and other actors in the organic business.

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.

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