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Activity Report 2016

Creeping Thistle

The technical guide explains the challenges that arable farmers face in control of creeping thistle, a persistent perennial weed.

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The Basic of Soil Fertility

The booklet offers a view on soil fertility from different angles.

Free download version at the FiBL-Shop.

New printed farm handbook for organic pig producers

FiBL Newsletter in English

The FiBL newsletter features articles on the lastest research conducted by scientists at FiBL along with the most recent information on FiBL’s training and advisory services and publication activities.

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Workshop "Kommunikation und Kundenbeziehung" (CECRA 2)

28.11.2017 - 30.11.2017
Schloss Buchenau, 36132 Eiterfeld-Buchenau, Deutschland

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FiBL Frick, AG, Schweiz

Schweineseminar - Tiergerechte Haltungssysteme und Tierwohl

29.11.2017 - 30.11.2017
Kloster Brandenburg/Iller, 89165 Dietenheim-Regglisweiler, Deutschland


FiBL Frick, AG, Schweiz


FiBL Frick, AG, Schweiz

further events


New World Board of IFOAM - Organics International elected


On 12 and 13 November 2017, subsequent to the Organic World Congress (OWC) in India, the members of... read more

New study shows that organic farming can contribute to the world food...


A worldwide conversion to organic farming can contribute to a comprehensive and sustainable food... read more

FiBL and Indian agricultural university sign MoU to embark on...


In a brief ceremony on 5 November, representatives of FiBL and the vice-chancellor of the PDKV... read more

Strategic cooperation between FiBL and the Organic Valley in China


On 27 September, the deputy mayor of the Chinese city Xiangyang visited the Research Institute of... read more

12th Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting held in Basel


Producers of biocontrol products did not always have a common meeting place. This changed in 2006,... read more

Seed as a commons: Key for organic plant breeding - establishing...


Market concentration in the seed sector is growing incessantly. Demanding better seed policies is... read more

Fraud prevention through verifying organic farming practices


Transparency is crucial for the organic markets and exports from Ukraine. More transparency could... read more

Grazed and confused? New report gives the lay of the land on grazing...


An international research collaboration has shed light on the impact that grass-fed animals have on... read more

4th West African Conference on Ecological Organic Agriculture in Mali


On 5 and 6 December 2017, the conference on Ecological Organic Agriculture will be held in Bamako,... read more

Detailed programme and brochure of the IAHA Pre-Conference on Organic...


7-8 Nov. 2017, linked to the Organic World Congress 2017 of IFOAM in India 9-11 Nov. 2017 read more

Fact sheet on the life cycle assessment of organic foods


How meaningful are environmental assessments of organic foods based on life cycle assessments? A... read more

Organic Eprints: New FiBL publications