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Centre for organic food and farming (EPOK)

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


Det finns 112 sidor som är taggade med Centre for organic food and farming (EPOK):
Fredrik Fernqvist

Fredrik Fernqvist

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

HMH - FreeBirds

The FreeBirds project will generate more insight in the relation between chickens’ free range use and health and welfare of the chickens, as well as, to the consequences for the nutrient load of the

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

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

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

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

SciFest: Evening for teachers

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

Flower strips, but not hedgerows, increase ecosystem services

Planting flower strips and hedgerows close to crop fields is meant to increase biodiversity and ecosystem services such as pest control and pollination. In a global synthesis an international

Rafaelle Reumaux

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

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