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Monitoring soil structure changes after compaction

Soil compaction is a global threat to soil ecosystem services, causing tremendous costs to society. The costs of soil compaction are borne by the cumulative loss of soil functionality (e.g....

Optimizing feeding is necessary to maintain milk production in organic...

Currently, agriculture accounts for approximately 9% of total US greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. By varying diet formulation and the associated crop production to supply the diet, farmers can affect the...

Organic conditions boost flavonoids and antioxidant activity in onions

Five years ago, a highly publicized meta-analysis of more than 200 studies concluded that organic food was no more nutritious than conventionally grown food. Since then, however, additional work has...

Are the Paris soil carbon sequestration goals unrealistic?

The goal to offset rises in atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations by increasing soil carbon storage by 4 per mille (0.4%) per year is unrealistic, say scientists in a new article.

World's most spoken language is 'Terpene'

If you're small, smells are a good way to stand out. A team of researchers has demonstrated for the first time that two different types of micro-organisms -- bacteria and...

Microbes on ice sheets produce bioreactive carbon that is exported...

Glaciers and ice sheets have recently been considered significant sources of organic carbon and provide nutrients to downstream marine ecosystems.

Increased water availability from climate change may release more nutrients...

As climate change continues to impact the Antarctic, glacier melt and permafrost thaw are likely to make more liquid water available to soil and aquatic ecosystems in the McMurdo Dry...

Organic is only one ingredient in recipe for sustainable food...

Many people choose organic thinking it's better for humans and the planet, but a new study finds that might not always be the case.

Magic cover crop carpet?

Organic farmers can use a combination of cover crops and no-till methods to improve soil health, suppress weeds, and retain moisture, suggests a new report.
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November 8, 2017: Pre-conference at the Organic World Congress 2017:...

On November 8, 2017, the conference "Accelerating innovation - the role of science, policy and...

Statistical report 2015 for Europe and the European Union

In "The World of Organic Agriculture" a dedicated chapter on "Organic Farming and Market...

Australia’s appetite for organics at record levels: New organic market...

The latest Australian Organic Market Report reveals the nation’s organic industry could be...

Q&A: Do you have data on organic oilseeds, dry pulses...

We are looking for data on organic lentins, millet and peas from Kazakhstan and Ukraine. Do you...

Now available: The FiBL slides with the data on organic...

The FiBL slides with the data on organic agriculture worldwide 2015 based on "The World of Organic...

Q&A: Do you have data on organic honey and beekeeping?

I am writing to you as I am seeking for data on organic farming, in particular concerning the...

Organic viticulture worldwide: New FiBL slide presentation

A new slide presentation with latest area data on organic viticulture worldwide and selected...

Switzerland. Organic market increases by 7.8 percent in 2016

The latest figures for the Swiss organic market (from 2016), recently presented by Bio Suisse...

Q&A: Do you have data on organic viticulture?

Data can found here: orgprints.org/31416/ and in our yearbook on page 118.
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