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

2014-05-22 -  EPOK responds to polemic article: Organic Farming Stands Steady
The Uppsala-based newspaper UNT published an opinion piece by a professor emeritus Lars Christersson at SLU, where he lists a series of claims about organic production. This prompted a response from EPOK,...
2014-05-08 -  Knowledge on organic food, health and pesticides
On May 27, Axel Mie presents his knowledge synthesis on health and quality aspects of organic food. In the report he investigates the position in current science based knowledge when it comes to questions...
2014-05-08 -  Organic project compilation
EPOK has compiled a list of current research projects in organic production. It is called "Swedish research on organic food and farming 2008-2014" and is available as a PDF via the website.
2014-05-07 -  Reality and research must meet more often
During the R & D days 9 to 10 April, arranged by the Board of Agriculture and EPOK there was a workshop on the interaction between research and practice. Farmers, advisors and researchers worked intensively...
2014-04-23 -  15 million SEK for research on milk from grass and by-products
For the first time the Swedish Research Council Formas, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research and Lantmännen's forskningsstiftelse distributes funds together. A project that is relevant...
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

 

SLU, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, has its main locations in Alnarp, Skara, Umeå and Uppsala.
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