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EC prepares new initiatives to boost organic farming sector

The European Commission launched a public consultation on its future Action Plan on Organic Farming. This sector will play an important role in achieving the European Green…

All about innovation of organic food and farming in Italy

The objectives of a recent study are to present the dynamic of organic food and farming (OFF) research and innovation, to outline challenges in deploying programs and accessing funding, and to define key actions to foster the development of tailored quality research on organic farming in Italy. The…

Riococo expands biodegradable option

Ceyhinz Link/Riococo is expanding its offering of biodegradable plastic bags. Previously what was only offered to cannabis growers is now being offered to all clients regardless of the crop being grown. “For the past 2 and a half years we have been offering EcoPure Biodegradable bags to our cannabis and hemp…

Bejo

Ramping up organic seed production in Portugal

The market for organic seeds has increased tremendously in recent years. Its rapid annual growth poses a challenge for seed production. Managing growth and maintaining stock levels requires the best efforts of Bejo’s production team and growers. "To ensure we’re ready for future challenges, we’re…

Danish organic fruit and vegetable sales up 143% over the last 4 years

Danmarks Statistik, the Danish statistics bureau, has released figures. These indicate organic fruit and vegetable sales have more than doubled. That is in the last four years…

Dr Gavin Linsley-Noakes - Professional Horticultural Consulting/Garden of Eden Berries

New 100% biological 1kg strawberry box

When Professional Horticultural Consulting decided to start growing the strawberry varieties they’d been offering at their nursery for more than a decade, they had year-round production in mind and, moreover, a crop that wouldn’t be competing on the domestic market with their own plant material customers…

Hydroponic farming; a sound investment

Hydroponic farming is a method of growing plants without soil, using mineral nutrient solutions in a water solvent. Hydroponics can rapidly help serve unmet demands for fresh organic vegetables, grown close to their market. To certify soil for organic farming after its been used in conventional farming…

New AutoStix developments in North America with the AutoStix Media Strip

Visser Horti Systems through joint development with Ball Horticultural Company, introduce the latest innovation within the AutoStix program: the new AutoStix Media Strip for the North American market. After promising test results in North America and Europe this new concept enables growers to import…


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