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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 60 pages tagged with SLU Ekologisk produktion och konsumtion:

SLU Plant Protection Network kick-off

cajsa.lithell@slu.se Come, meet and connect with others at SLU working within plant protection or plant health. Get to know and help shaping our new SLU Plant Protection Network, and find out what

Specific cultivar traits are important in intercropping systems

In his PhD studies, James Ajal has investigated intercropping combinations of pea and barley as well as faba bean and wheat, and found that the nutrient uptake efficiency of the crops play a more

Fredrik Fernqvist

Senior lecturer and researcher in horticultural economics and business administration. PhD in Horticultural Science, especially business administration. Research areas: Consumer research, special

Landscape complexity promotes resilience of biological pest control

Ecosystem services can be vulnerable to climate change. How vulnerable depends on how resilient they are to, for example, changing temperatures. In a new study, landscape complexity was found to

Only certain types of organic fertilizers increase abundance of soil biota important for soil fertility

To understand how fertilization regulate soil quality, we need to know more about how fertilization affect soil biota. This has been examined in a new study from SLU. The specific fertilizer was

Grazing animals and the greenhouse effect

The report "Grazed and confused" was released October 3. Elin Röös, a researcher at SLU, has participated in the work on the report within her assignment for EPOK. The international research group,

The golden middle way

The International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food has recently published a special issue on medium-sized food chains. The number contains eight articles that in various ways examine how

sustainably farmed fish

Does sustainably farmed fish exist – and if so, can you label it? janne.nordlund.othen@slu.se Aquaculture is among the fastest growing food industries in the world and has an important role to play

SciFest: Evening for teachers

SciFest: Evening for teachers agnes.bondesson@slu.se Welcome to an evening full of interesting conversations about global food security and SLU Youth Institute. During the event we will talk

Rafaelle Reumaux

As a PhD student in the Crop Production Ecology group, I study the challenges and opportunities for ecological intensification in Sweden through the diversification of organic farming practices in

Agroecology and the reconstruction of a post-COVID-19 agriculture

anna.lundmark@slu.se On November 26, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences has invited Miguel Altieri - one of the most well-known agroecologists in the world - to give a seminar.

Insektspollinering gav kraftigt ökad skörd av åkerböna, även vid torka och bladlusangrepp

A study from SLU has explored likely effects of climate change on faba bean crops. The yield decreased sharply in stands that were exposed to drought, aphids or both. Regardless of stress level,