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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.

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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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Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting ABIM 2017

23.10.2017 - 25.10.2017
Congress Center Basel, Switzerland

Bio-Essig und Bio-Senf

FiBL Frick, Schweiz

Schweineseminar - Tiergerechte Haltungssysteme und Tierwohl

25.10.2017 - 26.10.2017
KLVHS Oesede, 49124 Georgsmarienhütte, Deutschland

Wie soll die Landwirtschaft der Zukunft aussehen?

Hoffmanns Höfe, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland

Schweineseminar - Tiergerechte Haltungssysteme und Tierwohl

02.11.2017 - 03.11.2017
Landwirtschaftliches Bildungszentrum Echem, 21379 Echem, Deutschland

further events


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

More microbes in organic soil


Soils in organic farming contain on average 59 percent more biomass from microorganisms, which are... read more

DiverIMPACTS: Promoting crop diversification in European agriculture - New...


A major 5-year European project ˗ DiverIMPACTS ˗ was recently launched. The project will explore... read more

Video: Tail biting in pigs - causes and prevention


The PigWatch project aims to develop and apply animal based measures to avoid the pain, frustration... read more

Are you an exporter of organic products? A new website informs you on...


Navigating through the ever-changing import rules is now easier thanks to a new website:... 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

Cotton is back in Haiti: New hope for farmers


Cotton is back in Haiti after a 30-year absence, having once been the country’s fourth largest... 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

Video: First Organic Field Days at the Hessian State Domain Frankenhausen...


On 21 and 22 June 2017, more than 8000 visitors attended the first ever nationwide Organic Field... read more

OK-Net Arable Final Conference - 15 November 2017


The OK-Net Arable Final Conference in Brussels will take place in Brussels on 15 November. The... read more

Register now for the conference "Accelerating innovation - the role of...


On November 8, 2017, the conference "Accelerating innovation - the role of science, policy and... read more

Organic Eprints: New FiBL publications