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

+46(0)70-6771409 (mobile)

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

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

News from EPOK

2013-04-10 -  Natural biological control benefits from complex landscapes
The intensity of the crop rotation had less impact on aphid enemies than the complexity of the landscape. The natural enemies of aphids benefit probably more of environments with fewer annual disturbances...
2013-04-09 -  Yearly meeting with researcher network for legumes
Legumes for Sustainable Agriculture (LegSA) is the name of a network aiming to increase cooperation and communication between SLU researchers interested in legumes and to make research on legumes at SLU...
2013-04-09 -  Silage additives improve the protein quality
Silage additives enable better protein utilization from the forage and thereby reduces the need for concentrates in the feeding plans. A large proportion of the dairy cattle protein requirements can be...
2013-04-05 -  Swedish Environmental Protection Agency invests in research on ecosystem services
Swedish Environmental Protection Agency announces funding for research projects on “the value of ecosystem services” comprising approximately 2–5 million SEK per project spread over 2–3 years. Since several...
2013-03-26 -  Environmentally smart to use ley harvest to both feed and biogas – if there is use for the biogas
In order to decrease the import of protein feed in the dairy industry, there has been a project at SLU examining a scenario where high-quality forage is used as an important ingredient in the feeding plans....
Page updated: 2014-01-03. 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


Find more

Find more publications on Organic Food and Farming in the online international open access archive Organic Eprints


Research on Organic Farming

Download Swedish Research on Organic FarmingDownload the compilation Swedish Research on Organic Farming from the Publications page


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