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FiBL Newsletter March 2020




[Translate to Englisch:] Reihen mit Obstbäumen mit Abdeckung

LIVESEED project - Boosting organic seed & plant breeding

1 June 2017 marked the official start of the LIVESEED project. The objective of this 4-year project is to improve the performance and sustainability…

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Global organic area continues to grow – Over 71.5 million hectares of farmland are organic

The latest data on organic farming worldwide will be presented by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM – Organics…

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European organic market grew to 40.7 billion euros in 2018

The organic market in Europe continues to grow. In 2018, it increased by almost 8 percent and reached 40.7 billion euros. Some of the major markets…

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How to deal with unauthorised pesticide substances in the organic value chain?

Dealing with findings of unauthorised pesticides along the organic value chain is a major challenge for the industry. Due to the inconsistent…

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How can sustainable farming practices be incentivised?

New report highlights the role of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) Eco-schemes

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Article on local dairy breed comparison named article of the month

A recent study comparing local and Holstein dairy breeds under organic production conditions published with FiBL participation, was selected as…

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Connecting science, society and policy around soils: join FiBL at the upcoming Eurosoil 2020 conference

The conference Eurosoil, which will be held on August 24-28 in Geneva, Switzerland, will have four sessions co-organized by FiBL, dealing with…

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[Translate to Englisch:] Cover Betriebsmittelliste

German input list 2020 available

Just in time for BIOFACH: New edition of the Input list for organic agriculture in Germany is now available. Meanwhile about 500 distributors are…

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Manual for organic action plans

In the framework of the Interreg Project SME Organics, FiBL, IFOAM EU and ORC Elm Farm published in 2018 the second edition of the manual for the…

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FiBL events in other languages

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Yours sincerely,
Andreas Basler and Helga Willer
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
Ackerstrasse 113 / Postfach 219
CH-5070 Frick
Phone +41 62 865-7272
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