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SLU Centre for Organic Food and Farming (EPOK)

The SLU Centre for Organic Food and Farming, EPOK, works with collaboration, coordination and information on organic agriculture research in a Swedish, Nordic and international perspective.

There are 24 pages tagged with SLU Ekologisk produktion och konsumtion:

Diss Rafaelle Reumaux

Constraints and opportunities for organic crop production in areas of high agricultural productivity charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Rafaelle Reumaux defends her thesis "Constraints and opportunities

Agroforestry i Ukraina – lansering av policy brief

Agroforestry in Ukraine – policy brief launch malin.planting@slu.se Welcome to the launch of the policy brief "Seven reasons to invest in agroforestry for post-war reconstruction and reform

Doctoral thesis on sustainable plant production adapted to climate change

On Thursday, Alessio Costa will defend his doctoral thesis. He shows how crop rotation diversity, i.e. how farmers switch between different crops on their fields, can benefit food security and

Ley crops to pigs

Do pigs need access to forage? How are they affected by eating forage and what are the benefits? In this video, the researchers talk about their work investigating and evaluating whether grass and

Webbinarium med Maria Wivstad: Näringsbalanser på svenska mjölk- och växtodlingsgårdar

Webinar with Maria Wivstad: Nutrient balances of Swedish dairy and arable farms karin.ullven@slu.se Maria Wivstad presents a study from last year in which the nutrient balance was analyzed on 124

“Remediation of headwater streams is the missing link”

Agricultural headwaters are everywhere but at the same time much overlooked, despite their important role in regulating functions and quality of downstream ecosystems. They are often seen as passive

Unique landscape experiment for sustainable food production and biodiversity

The Kamprad family's foundation finances a new project at the Swedish University of Agriculture's research facility,Lövsta outside Uppsala. The project focuses on the reintegration of crop production

Swedish farmers’ reports to the EU used by researchers to study choices of crops

In her first scientific publication, PhD student Rafaelle Reumaux shows how the Land Parcel Identification System can be used to study crop sequences. She has studied the choices of crops in organic

Anneli Adler

anneli.adler@slu.se I am a researcher in plant ecology. My research focuses on innovative methods to increase the long-term sustainability of agroecosystems. One of the methods for increasing the

Plant protection research at the SLU Centre for Organic Food and Farming

Lunch webbinar: Plant protection research at the SLU Centre for Organic Food and Farming katja.fedrowitz@slu.se Welcome to a seminar with Johanna Spångberg, Director of the SLU Centre for Organic

Common pesticides in agriculture harmed bumblebees in a large-scale experiment

Tighter regulations within the EU should protect pollinators from pesticides used in agriculture. However, a major field study involving bumblebees placed in apple orchards and rapeseed crops across

Political deafness may impede transition to biological control

The EU Commission has proposed a new Regulation on the sustainable use of plant protection products. One of its goals is that chemical control has largely been replaced with biological control not