2016.05.04 | Research news
The FAVORDENONDE project is focussing on the quality of products deriving from the processing chain. Special attention is paid to local varieties, and to simple and small processing facilities.
2016.03.30 | Research news
Agricultural production is dependent on non-renewable sources of P and farmers need to use P inputs as efficiently as possible. Experiments in Denmark and the UK showed that the efficiency of P use in organic potatoes can be improved if late-season varieties with vigorous top and root growth are used.
2016.03.29 | Agriculture and food
The loss of phosphorus in exported products is a concern for all organic producers. The IMPROVE-P team compiled factsheets on meat and bone meal and recycled urban organic wastes in organic farming. They provide a comprehensive overview of the current information on these relevant nutrient sources.
2016.03.29 | Research news
The principle of organic breeding is to adapt the cow towards the local and natural production system. In this video, Maria Jaeger and Sven König, both from the University of Kassel, explain how the characterization of pasture based production systems, novel data recording, and genetic evaluations will lead to optimized breeding programs for…
2016.03.17 | Research news
The aim of the OrganicDairyHealth project is to improve health and welfare in organic dairy cows. Watch Anna Wallenbeck (Sweden), Ute Knierim (Germany) and Jan Tind Sørensen (Denmark) explain how they combine breeding and management measures to achieve this goal in a new video.
2015.10.23 | Research news
Shortly before CORE Organic Plus started, the funding bodies of the 22 participating countries appointed Susanne Johansson from Sweden as their new chairperson of the Governing Board. In the Interview, Susanne explains why Sweden has contributed considerable funds to CORE Organic Plus and how the heterogeneity among partner countries has become a…
2015.10.19 | Research news
The European Commission (EC) has published the new Horizon2020 Work Programme for 2016/2017.
2015.10.07 | Research news
The General Directorate for Education and Research of the French Ministry of Agriculture has decided to make a priority of valorisation of project results.
2015.10.07 | Research news
CORE Organic recently carried out a survey on how satisfied the call applicants and the funding bodies were with the CORE Organic Plus call. The results will help to improve future calls.
2015.09.22 | Research news
During the past three years, researchers in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, the UK, Switzerland and Latvia joined forces to make control measures against pest insects more efficient.