Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Centre for Organic Food and Farming (EPOK)

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Welcome to EPOK

Välkommen till EPOK
EPOK – Centre for Organic Food and Farming at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) works with collaboration, coordination and information on organic agriculture research in a Swedish, Nordic and international perspective. EPOK is a resource for the entire SLU for communications with the outside world and to coordinate and initiate research and education.


Staff at EPOK

Maria Wivstad
Director

+46(0)18-671409
+46(0)70-6771409 (mobile)

Karin Ullvén
Communications officer
+46(0)18-671696
+46(0)70-6561696 (mobile)

Pelle Fredriksson
Communications officer
+46(0)18-672086
+46(0)70-6352086 (mobile)


News from EPOK

2013-10-09 -  Revenge for an old forage crop
Efforts are being done on many fronts to increase the local production of protein feed that can reduce the dependence of the world market. The Rural Economy and Agricultural Society in Örebro was noticed...
2013-10-09 -  Safe handling of cattle provides better working environment
With a simple method for how to drive cattle outdoors, you can and avoid stressful and dangerous situations for both humans and animals
2013-10-09 -  Money for trials and development 2014
November 1 is the dead-line for applications to the Swedish Board of Agriculture. There will be approximately 6 million SEK for new applied experiments and development projects within the area of agriculture...
2013-09-25 -  Food production and self-produced energy on a small farm – what is possible?
It is theoretically possible for a small-scale Swedish farm to be self-sufficient in energy and at the same time supply “its share” of the world’s population with food. This by combining the use of horsepower...
2013-09-25 -  Funding for trials and development projects with focus on plant protection
The Swedish Board of Agriculture announces project grants for the period of 25 September to 31 December 2013. The call is targeted on the national environmental objective “A Non-Toxic Environment”. Applications...
Page updated: 2014-05-23. Page editor: Pelle.Fredriksson@slu.se

Download the list of ongoing research projects on List of ongoing research projects on Organic Animal HusbandryOrganic Animal Husbandry in Sweden

 

Research Agenda for Organic Agriculture

Research AgendaDownload the current Research Agenda for Organic Agriculture 2013

 

NORD Nordic Organic Research & Development

Download the latest issue of "NORD – Nordic Organic Research & Development". A magazine from EPOK. 

 

Research on Organic Farming

Swedish research on organic food and farming 2008–2014Download the compilation Swedish Research on Organic Farming from the Publications page

 

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