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

2014-07-01 -  Organic Sweden: new business organisation for organic food
On June 25, Organic Sweden was formed. It is a business association whose goal is to increase the sales of organic food to 20 per cent in Sweden and Swedish exports of organic food to 20 billion SEK in...
2014-06-18 -  Meeting on European organic research in Stockholm
On October 1st the project managers from 14 European research projects in the CORE Organic will gather to share their results. At the same time, future research strategies for organic production in Europe...
2014-06-12 -  Organic farming increases pollination – more ley farming is not enough
To only increase the proportion of ley in the landscape is not enough to support pollinating insects. In a comparative study, researchers at Lund University states that extended conventional ley farming...
2014-06-05 -  Profitability in focus when the Organic Day at Slätte renews the concept
The theme of the Organic Day at the farm “Slätte” this year is “How to maximize your income in organic farming?” EPOK will participate with a short seminar that puts increased intensity in organic production...
2014-06-04 -  PhD course on interdisciplinary research methodology
During the fall 2014 the research platform Future Agriculture gives the PhD course "Interdisciplinary research in practice – exploring future agriculture and land use.”

Calendar from EPOK

Page updated: 2014-11-03. 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

 

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 2008–2015Download the compilation Swedish Research on Organic Farming from the Publications page

 

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