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International Conference on Organic Agricultural Sciences ICOAS successfully held for the first time in Austria

For the first time the 6th International Conference on Organic Agriculture Sciences (ICOAS) was held...


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ICOAS – destinations for field trips now online

The programme for the 6th International Conference on Organic Agriculture Sciences (ICOAS), held 7-9...


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New report finds voluntary sustainability standards on the rise

The State of Sustainable Markets 2018 points to the need for producers, processors, brands,...


ICOAS – Preliminary programme now online

The preliminary programme for the 6th International Conference on Organic Agriculture Sciences...


The new Ukrainian Organic Law will provide a conducive business environment for the development of the organic sector in Ukraine

The Swiss-Ukrainian project "Organic Market Development in Ukraine", funded by the State Secretariat...


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Perennial flower strips - an effective measure against pests in fruit production

Pests can lead to yield losses and quality losses in organic fruit production. The pesticides...


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Film: Alternating grazing to control parasites in young cattle

Within the CORE Organic project MIX-ENABLE, FiBL member Steffen Werne and his team are testing more...


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Organic research – New insights for young and old alike

Big turnout at Frick: There is much interest in the scientific and practical work conducted by the...


Horizon 2020 project "RELACS": New website is online

Even in organic farming, controversial inputs are used. For example, plant protection agents...


New on OrganicExport.info: Requirements for organic imports for China, Japan and Brazil

The website www.organicexport.info informs about the import regulations of important and emerging...


ProYoungStock – new research project on sustainable calf rearing

In spring 2018, eight European organisations started a three-year research project on sustainable...


The ruling by the European Court of Justice on gene-editing: an initial assessment by FiBL

On 25 July, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) published its ruling in the matter of an action...


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First annual meeting of the European project ReMIX held in France

The ReMIX project, funded with 5 million € by the European Union in the framework of the Horizon...


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Organic market and sector development – a decade of successful cooperation between Ukraine and Switzerland

The Swiss-Ukrainian project "Organic Market Development in Ukraine", funded by the State Secretariat...


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FiBL at The Organic Farmer's Fair at GreenTech Amsterdam 2018

Representatives from FiBL Europe, FiBL Germany, FiBL Switzerland and ÖMKi proudly represented FiBL...


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Optimising vegetable crops for organic farming: Launch of 4-year EU research project BRESOV

The recently started European project BRESOV ("Breeding for Resilient, Efficient and Sustainable...


FiBL and Korean Agency collaborate on promoting Smart Farming for organic agriculture

EPIS, the Korean Agency of Education, Promotion and Information Service in Food, Agriculture,...


FiBL at the Annual Swiss Development Cooperation Conference 2018

The Annual Swiss Development Cooperation Conference takes place on 29 June in Bern. Topics of the...


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FiBL at The Organic Farmers Fair (TOFF) at GreenTech Amsterdam 2018

From 12-14 June 2018, the third GreenTech Amsterdam will be held at RAI Amsterdam. The fair puts a...


ICOAS – Registration now open

The registration period for the 6th International Conference on Organic Agriculture Sciences...


Poster submission for the XVe European Society for Agronomy Congress (ESA)

The XVe European Society for Agronomy Congress (ESA) will be held in Geneva from 27 to 31 August,...


Call for abstracts: DIVERSIFOOD Final Congress "Cultivating diversity and food quality"

The final DIVERSIFOOD Congress "Cultivating diversity and food quality" will be held at the Congress...


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MIX-ENABLE - new research project about sustainable livestock farming

Under the name MIX-ENABLE ten partner organisations from all over Europe and the Research Institute...


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Technical guide: Combining the best methods for successful control

As part of the OK-Net Arable project, FiBL and the Organic Research Centre ORC have produced a...


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New round for the FiBL-Input list 2019

Trade products can now be registered for the "Input list for organic agriculture in Germany 2019".


The SolACE Newsletter is now available

In the first SolACE newsletter, the key components of the project, such as the protocol handbook,...


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Agroforestry can safeguard the future of chocolate

We love to enjoy the sweet taste of chocolate. However, the cocoa trees are in dire need: They are...


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FiBL at The Organic Farmers Fair (TOFF) at GreenTech Amsterdam 2018

From 12-14 June 2018, the international fair GreenTech Amsterdam 2018 will be held at RAI Amsterdam...


ORC investigates how organic ideas can help make UK farming a world leader

The Organic Research Centre (ORC) – the UK’s leading research charity in this field – has been...


Report from Science Day 2018 at BIOFACH

On February 16, 2018, the sixth Science Day took place at BIOFACH, the World Organic Trade Fair, in...


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Technical guide: Producing quality organic potatoes step by step

As part of the OK-Net Arable project, FiBL and the Organic Research Centre ORC have produced a...


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European Input List for organic production launched at BIOFACH 2018

As the European organic farming sector is quickly developing, an increasing number of inputs for...


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A booming organic sector: more farmers, more land and a growing market. 57.8 million hectares of organic agricultural land – the organic market grows to almost 90 billion US Dollars

The latest global data on organic farming worldwide will be presented by the Research Institute of...


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European organic market grew by double digits and organic area reached 13.5 million hectares in 2016

The organic market in Europe continues to grow. In 2016, it increased by 11.4 % and nearly reached...


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Import rules for organic products: Great interest in new internet offer

Navigating through the ever-changing import rules has become easier thanks to the website...


Animal and plant breeding at BIOFACH 2018

At the special exhibition, the "Meeting Point Organic right from the start", FiBL has designed the...


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Soil microbes replace fertiliser

Beneficial soil microbes can significantly increase crop yields while reducing the amount of...


Livestream of European Parliament debate at FiBL

On 31 January 2018, a debate on the topic of pesticides will be hosted at the European Parliament in...


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New project launched for organic pig and poultry farmers to find solutions for 100 % use of organic and regional feed

On 22 January 2018, a new project – OK-Net EcoFeed – aimed at helping organic pig and poultry...


Register for Science Day 2018 at BIOFACH

On 16 February 2018, the sixth Science Day will take place at BIOFACH, the World Organic Trade Fair,...