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In the international newsletter, ICROFS news, articles on current research and events in organic food and farming are published.

Researchers working in national or trans-national research projects coordinated by ICROFS deliver articles to ICROFS news with a frequency based on progress in the research projects. Articles in previous newsletters are accessible in the archive below or from Organic Eprints.

 

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December 2014 (no. 3-4)

Contents:

  • Rewarding cross-Atlantic cooperation
  • Future CORE Organic Funding to be decided
  • New methods can reveal organic food fraud
  • ICROFS put food security on the agenda in Istanbul
  • Heated debate on organic farming
  • New project provides knowledge on how agro-ecology can norish the World
  • Hay-milk is suitable for high-quality cheese
  • Proteins from organic grown green crops are promising poultry feed
  • Parasitic Worms - a challenge in organic pig production
  • Organic diets are equally good for Rainbow trout fry as conventional diets

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October 2014 (no. 2)

Contents:

  • International organic research: organic research in Hungary:
  • The development and state of organic agriculture in Hungary
  • Organic agricultural research in Hungary - current state and plans
  • Genetic variability of root and root hairs in spring wheat varieties
  • Design of multi-species grass-clover fields for cattle feeding
  • Fous on robustness in organic broiler production
  • How to eliminate the requirement castration in organic pig production
  • Productivity and Growth in Organic Value Chains (ProGrov). Write-shop at the 4th Project Training and Project meeting 14-19 September 2014.
  • Brief news

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June 2014 (no. 1)

Contents:

  • Eating quality of meat from organic beef based on crossbred animal
  • Animating Multicriteria Decision-making Processes in the Organic Value Chain
  • Ramsons can deliver taste and antibacterial effect in food preservation: From nature to cultivation
  • Climate impact of mobile green manures
  • Organic rainbow trout – Does the diet composition influence the fish health?
  • Brief news

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December 2013 (no 4)

Theme: Organic Research in Australia

Contents:

  • Organic agriculture and research in Australia
  • Organic consumer profiling
  • Childrens behaviour and pesticide exposure: Can organic food make a difference?
  • Dynamic controlled atmosphere for storage of organic apples
  • The common house fly removes undesirable bacterium in manure
  • Report: Organic Policy Summit 2013 in Budapest and the 4th International Conference on Organic Agriculture Sciences in Eger, Hungary
  • Brief news

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September 2013

Contents:

  • Theme ProGrOV: 3rd Project Training Workshop and Project Meeting, 8-15 September 2013
  • Hay production in North Europe
  • Improving the phosphorus effeiciency of organic farming systems
  • Species competition in mulitspecies grass swards
  • Organic farming systems: Driving for change, or digging in the same old dirt?
  • Brief news

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June 2013 (no 2)

Theme ProGrOV: Networks organization along organic foods value chanis in Kenya. Case: Kales in Nairobi

Contents:

  • SUMMER chickens "on herbs"
  • Spotless apples under roof
  • Organic hay fields as a floral resource for bees and other flower-visiting insects
  • Larvae for layers
  • Brief news

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