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Curious about SmartAgriHubs’ Innovation Portal? Participate in shaping the webinar!

Since September 2019, SmartAgriHubs launched and developed its Innovation Portal with a goal to expand and better connect the network…

“Innovating European organic fruit production” – BIOFRUITNET’s 1st seminar, 3 December 2020, online

BIOFRUITNET launches a series of online seminars promoting innovative solutions in organic fruit growing. The first seminar takes place on…

A guide to thematic networks – EURAKNOS publication

The EU Horizon 2020 project EURAKNOS has published an ‘Explorer’s Guide to Thematic Networks, a handy, illustrated booklet on how…

Interested to learn how public procurement can be a driver for a more regional, sustainable and healthy food system?

FoodShift’s Regional Lunch for All Lab is based in Avignon, France, and aims at shifting public procurement towards a sustainable…

Welcome note October 2020 newsletter

Dear readers,  As Board Vice President of IFOAM Organics Europe and prospective member of the TP Organics Steering Committee, it…
29/10/2020
Events

Review of events

2 October 2020 With crucial CAP negotiations ahead, starting discussions on an EU animal welfare label, and IFOAM Organics Europe’s…

IFOAM Organics Europe participates in project on integrated pest management strategies

As IFOAM Organics Europe, we will take part in the IPMWorks project, which started on 1 October. The objective of…
27/10/2020
Events

Preview of events

24-25 November, online  You can now register for the Organic Innovation Days 2020, the only EU event on research &…

IFOAM Organics Europe meets business – Agenda available! 8-9 December, online

Save the date for the next “IFOAM Organics Europe meets business” taking place online on 8-9 December 2020. “Bringing the…

Organic breeders, share your pictures – Use #BreedingABrightFuture on Twitter

#BreedingABrightFuture is LIVESEED’s social media campaign, aiming at raising awareness about the beauty and benefits of organic plant breeding to…

Organic Innovation Days – register now! 24-25 November, online

You can now register for the Organic Innovation Days 2020, the only EU event on research & innovation for organic,…

Save the date for ‘Improving sustainability and welfare in organic poultry and pig production’, an online conference - 25-26 January 2021

It is with great excitement that OK-Net EcoFeed announces its final project conference bringing together four research projects: OK-Net EcoFeed,…

The Organic Farm Knowledge platform: a unique resource for the organic sector

The Organic Farm Knowledge platform stimulates the exchange of knowledge among organic farmers, farm advisers and scientists. It provides and…
29/09/2020
Events

Review of events

6 July 2020, online On 6 July, IFOAM Organics Europe held a successful digital cross-exchange about the online platform Organic…
29/09/2020
Events

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24-25 November 2020, online For this year’s Organic Innovation Days, TP Organics is partnering with the LIVESEED project, coordinated by…

Save the date: Organic Innovation Days 2020: A cooperation of TP Organics & LIVESEED, 24-25 November 2020, online

For this year’s Organic Innovation Days, TP Organics is partnering with the LIVESEED project, coordinated by IFOAM Organics Europe. Bringing…
28/09/2020
Events

IFOAM Organics Europe meets business on 8-9 December 2020, online

IFOAM Organics Europe is happy to announce the date of third edition of  IFOAM Organics Europe meets business. The event…

Replacement of copper in organic farming – First results of RELACS experiments conducted by ÖMKi

Copper is currently used as a plant protection product (PPP) and/or leaf fertilizer in organic and conventional farming in several…

Identifying the needs and knowledge gaps in organic fruit growing – Last days to fill out BIOFRUITNET’s questionnaire – Deadline 30 September

Protection against pests and diseases is a big issue for organic fruit growers, as fruit is a very sensitive produce.…

Organic wine and fruit propagation in Germany and Switzerland

Experts from seed companies, organic farmers, farmer advisors, researchers and agricultural trainers can now read a report on a virtual…

Stimulating digital innovations - The SmartAgriHubs’ RESTART and EXPAND calls are still open!

As Europe continues facing the Covid-19 crisis, it must further stimulate the development of digital innovations which can tackle the…

Lively exchange at the second EUREKA consortium meeting 26-28 August 2020, online

IFOAM Organics Europe participated in the second EUREKA consortium meeting, which took place online from 26-28 August and brought together…

Organic farming and the Internet of Things (IoT): synergy or conflict?

This article first appeared on 9 June 2020 on the IoF2020 website. It is common thinking to consider organic farming…
01/09/2020
Events

NATEXPO, the first organic event to defy the crisis 21-22 September, Lyon, France

On 21 and 22 September, NATEXPO will be the first major event for organic professionals after the outset of the…

Farm gate nutrient budgets in organic agriculture

The RELACS project partners issued practical guidelines informing farmers about assessing the main nutrient flows in and out of their…
11/08/2020
Events

Register to join BIOFACH India webinar serieS

Learn more about the new EU Regulation, its impact on Indian exporters and mitigating measures at a webinar series conducted by BIOFACH…

OK-Net EcoFeed joins the EIP-AGRI animal welfare communication campaign

In July 2020, OK-Net EcoFeed joined the agricultural European Innovation Partnership (EIP-AGRI) communication campaign on animal health and welfare. It…

Discussing Organic Farm Knowledge: learning from users how the online platform can be improved

On 6 July, IFOAM Organics Europe held a successful digital cross-exchange about the online platform Organic Farm Knowledge as an…
16/07/2020
Events

Organic in Action! Ten take-aways & evaluation of the European Organic Congress 2020

Thank you for participating in the European Organic Congress 2020 – we hope you enjoyed the experience!  We would like…

Stimulating digital innovations through SmartAgriHubs’ RESTART and EXPAND open call

As Europe is still facing the Covid-19 crisis, it must further stimulate the development of digital innovations which can tackle…
03/07/2020
Events

Review of events

On 1-3 July, the first online edition of our European Organic Congress took place with more than 1,000 participants. This…

PRESS RELEASE: Organic is part of the solution, speakers of European Organic Congress agree

BRUSSELS, 3 JULY 2020 – High-level speakers from the European Commission, European Parliament and the German Presidency of the EU…

LIVESEED international workshop identifies top priorities to work towards 100% organic seed

LIVESEED’s international workshop on 25-26 June put the spotlight on North-West Europe and the EU organic regulation’s implementation on organic…

Help us identifying the needs and knowledge gaps in organic fruit growing – Fill out BIOFRUITNET’s questionnaire

Plant protection against pests and diseases is a big issue for organic fruit growers, as fruit is a very sensitive…

Are you interested in sustainable European aquaculture? Have a look at FutureEUAqua’s infographic to find out about this project

The aim of the FutureEUAqua project is to effectively promote sustainable growth of environmentally friendly organic and conventional aquaculture of major fish…
16/06/2020
Events

NATEXPO, the first organic event to defy the crisis 21-22 September, Lyon, France

On 21 and 22 September, NATEXPO will be the first major event for organic professionals after the outset of the…
11/06/2020
Events

Have a look at the programme of the European Organic Congress 2020

Are you joining our digital European Organic Congress 2020 ‘Organic in action’ from 1-3 July? Check out the congress programme on our…

Read about heather as an alternative to control worms in sheep in RELACS’ news story

Anthelmintic resistance is spreading globally, impacting the environment and animal welfare. As the organic sector we are seeking non-chemical complements…

How can we shift towards more plant-based, resilient, and localized food systems? Have a look at the brand new FoodShift2030 project website to find out

The FoodShift2030 project has just launched its new website! This four-year project aims at ensuring access to safe, healthy, nutritious,…

Share your views about Organic Farm Knowledge, the online exchange platform for organic farming & science

Do you know the online Organic Farm Knowledge platform? We would like to hear what you think about it in our efforts…

More than 100 tuned in to online OK-Net EcoFeed Thematic Group meeting!

On Tuesday 26 May 2020, the Thematic Group meeting brought Innovation Groups involved in the OK-Net EcoFeed project together with external interested…
26/05/2020
Events

Now open: Registration for the European Organic Congress 2020

Join our digital European Organic Congress 2020 ‘Organic in action’ from 1-3 July! This online edition of our congress is…

TP Organics webinar on Horizon Europe attracts 59 participants

On 5 May 2020, TP Organics held a successful webinar about Horizon Europe, giving a preview of the EU’s next…

Now online: Website of BIOFRUITNET project

The new BIOFRUITNET project’s website is live! For three years, 15 partners will collaborate and provide practical information to farmers…
30/04/2020
Events

The European Organic Congress 2020 is going digital, 1-3 July

The European Organic Congress 2020 is going digital! Given this new format, we will extend the congress by one day,…
24/04/2020
Events

Key take-aways from the successful Digital Forum: Food without Farmers

Thank you for joining our event ‘Food without Farmers’ on 23.04.2020. We reached 1 million people on social media and…

Coming soon - SmartAgriHubs open call, supporting new Innovation Experiments in the agrifood sector

The SmartAgriHubs project is soon launching its much-awaited open call! If you are a Digital Innovation Hub (DIH), supporting one…
20/04/2020
Events

Join the digital edition of the European Organic Congress, 1-3 July!

The European Organic Congress 2020 is going digital! Given this new format, we will extend the congress by one day,…

Video on optimising the conditions for foraging pigs

Carl Sheard, an organic pig farmer in France, is experimenting with a system of outdoor fattening using various combinations of…
 
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