'Organic Farming Research Foundation': organic for climate research priorities

As legislators continue to consider comprehensive climate legislation, OFRF is working closely with Congress and partner organizations to ensure the voices of organic farmers are heard on Capitol Hill. Organic agriculture has great potential to sequester carbon, mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, reduce the environmental impacts of fertilizers and pesticides, and build resilience to a changing climate in our farms, ranches, rural communities, and food systems.


The "OrganicXseeds" database is now also online for Denmark

In order to make the availability of organic seeds more transparent, the implementation of an electronic database is mandatory for all EU Member States pursuant to Regulations (EC) 834/2007 and 889/2008, but it will also be with the new Regulation (EU) 2018/848 which will be applied starting from January 2021.


FIBL: a large number of events at BioFach 2020

At the Nuremberg Fair, FIBL presents itself this year, as usual, with a large number of events, that will take place during all the BioFach days.

The complete list can be downloaded  HERE

Source: FIBL


Laimburg Center: a project onautochthonous seeds, important for organic farming

Conserving and reproducing the seeds of local wild plants and flowers: this is the aim of the working group coordinated by the Laimburg Experimentation Center and composed of researchers from the Center itself, and by colleagues from the Bioland association, Eurac and the Villa Ottone Provincial Museum of Traditions.


Less seed pests with organic wheat production

Small mammals can provide agricultural benefits by eating weed seeds or they can act as pests by eating crop grains.


Organic seed: the LIVESEED project

LIVESEED, financed by Horizon 2020,  is based on the concept that cultivars adapted to organic systems are key for realising the full potential of organic agriculture in Europe.


FiBL opens its new headquarters in Brussels

The leading research institute in organic agriculture, FiBL, inaugurated its new office in Brussels. It builds a bridge between FiBL’s sound scientific knowledge on organic farming and the policy-making processes taking place in Brussels, including the many different representatives and stakeholders present in the European capital.


Seeds and vegetative propagating material: a Ministerial Decree

The Italian Official Gazette of 24 April 2017 published a new Ministerial Decree on "Establishment of a computerized database of seeds and vegetative propagation material obtained through the organic method and provisions for the use of seeds or vegetative propagating material not obtained through the organic production method".

The decree refers to the establishment of a computerized database of seeds and vegetative propagating material obtained through the use of the organic method and provisions on the the system of derogations.

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