CORE Organic Plus: European organic research projects in food and farming systems 2015-2018

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New video: Drying of herbs and hops - Tips for small drying plants

2019.05.13 | News type

During the SusOrganic project it became obvious that hops and herb producers face several challenges in terms of drying.

Ewes with their lambs in Scotland. Photo: Spiridoula Athanasiadou

Understanding the socio-economic impacts of alternative gastro-intestinal nematode (GIN) control practices in small ruminants: An interview with PrOPara task leader Simon Moakes

2019.01.08 | News type

Parasitism is a major challenge to the health and welfare of organic livestock. The PrOPara (Tackling the parasitological challenges in organic ruminant farming practices) project evaluated available means to monitor and control endoparasites and generated information and tools that could be readily used by organic farmers to improve animal health…

No-till bell pepper cultivated on flattened barley, Central Italy. Photo: Campanelli, 2016.

Beyond SoilVeg: Identifying the potential for no-till systems

2019.01.08 | Education news

The SoilVeg project found that no-till practices can have a greater environmental benefit than green manure application in organic cropping systems for vegetable production. On the other hand, no-till resulted in lower yields compared to green manure treatments. However, the project also identified several important topics for further research,…


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