2015.10.12 | Events
Within half of its opening time the Expo was visited by more than 1.1 million guests. The opening ceremony was honoured by the welcoming addresses of authorities i.e. the Secretary General of the UN, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, and the Prime Minister of Korea, Mr. Hwan.
2015.10.12 | Research
During the past three years, researchers in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, the UK, Switzerland and Latvia have joined forces to make control measures against pest insects more efficient.
2015.10.01 | Debate
The organic movement has joined together to contribute to the theme of this year’s EXPO in Milan – feeding the planet – and IFOAM EU has published a report, Feeding the People: Agroecology for Nourishing the World and Transforming the Agri-Food System.
2015.09.23 | Business and finance
Organic farming of line mussels makes a significant footprint in the development of the Danish Aquaculture sector, targeting 10 percent of the production being organic by 2018.
2015.09.23 | Research
Digital potential, greater efficiency in using eco-systems and bottom up processes in knowledge sharing were some of the topics discussed at the workshop regarding the future of European agricultural research, organised in June 2015 by the European Commission. A report with the main outcomes from the workshop has now been published.
2015.09.11 | Research
The scientific journal Sustainable Agriculture Research has dedicated its August issue to display the proceedings from the OECD-supported conference organised by ICROFS, the US Department of Agriculture and the Organic Management Systems Group of American Society of Agronomy.
2015.09.10 | Workshop
The workshop will adress the advances and challenges in the dairy sector (sheep, goats, cattle) in a multidisciplinary & multi actor approach to define strategies to improve profitability in low input and organic dairy systems.
2015.09.08 | Research
CORE Organic coordinator Ulla Sonne Bertelsen from ICROFS has contributed to the latest issue of Agrinnovation, DG AGRI’s yearly magazine. Read about CORE Organic's goal of making organic research results usable in practice.
2015.08.27 | Research
„Improving health and welfare of pigs“ is a new practical handbook for organic pig producers. The handbook summarizes the expertise of farmers, consultants, scientists and technical literature for maintaining the health of pigs.
2015.08.13 | Events
The research project pECOSYSTEM arranges a workshop in autumn 2015 focusing on finding the most promising methods for ammonia loss quantification, and to discuss how to best set up comparative analyzes under real conditions.