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Media archive 2012

Estonian University of Life Sciences (EMÜ) honours Swiss agricultural scientist Urs Niggli

(16.11.2012) 

(Frick, November 16, 2012) The University of Life Sciences (EMÜ) in Tartu, Estonia, is a leading university in the Baltic region. It trains academics and engineers in... read more


Organic farming enhances soil carbon

(16.10.2012) 

“Organic agriculture provides environmental benefits through the sequestration of atmospheric carbon in soil organic matter”, says a group of international experts... read more


Organic Market Development in Ukraine

(30.06.2012) 

On June 26, an official launch of the Swiss project “Organic Market Development in Ukraine” took place in Kyiv at the National Academy of Science of Ukraine. Financed by... read more


Updating the knowledge base on organic food quality and processing

(16.05.2012) 

Research project surveys the current state of knowledge on all aspects of organic food quality and processing, and highlights knowledge gaps. read more


Less concentrate feeding can be done!

(25.04.2012) 

For ethical and environmental reasons organic farmers are already limiting concentrate feeding to a maximum of 10% of ruminant rations. But are concentrate feeds really... read more


European project OrganicDataNetwork to improve organic market data

(13.04.2012) 

In most European countries, organic agriculture and the organic market have grown constantly for years. Key figures about the development of the organic sector are... read more


African Organic Agriculture Training Manual: Knowledge shall help make farmers more fit for business

(16.02.2012) 

Switzerland’s Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) today presents its African Organic Agriculture Training Manual at the event “Unleashing Africa's Organic... read more


Organic agriculture worldwide: Market growing, agricultural land remains steady

(14.02.2012) 

FiBL and IFOAM are presenting the latest data on organic agriculture worldwide at BioFach in Nuremburg. read more


Research & development focus on soya bean processing

(13.01.2012) 

The interdisciplinary soya bean research project began its work a year ago. The research team is comprised of scientists, researchers and processing experts who share a... read more


Integrating reduced tillage and green manures in organic cropping - New European research project has started

(04.01.2012) 

Recently the new European project “Reduced tillage and green manures for sustainable cropping systems” (TILMAN-ORG) has started. Over three years, eleven European... read more