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

2014-02-11 -  New brochures on organic farming and climate impact
The comprehensive knowledge synthesis on organic production and climate change (“Ekologisk produktion och klimatpåverkan”), published by EPOK last year, is now summarized, translated and available as brochures...
2014-02-11 -  Successful conference about ley
Ley is the main crop for ruminants. To ensure that certain matters concerning ley not will fall between the cracks, SLU, Växa Sverige, LRF Milk and the Swedish Rural Economy and Agricultural Societies...
2014-02-07 -  Organic milk is better for biodiversity per litre of milk
Despite double acreage, organic milk gives less negative effect on biodiversity compared with conventional production. This was showed by researchers using a new method to include impacts on biodiversity...
2014-02-04 -  Biodiversity benefits from organic farming
On average, organic farming gives more than 30 per cent more species of plants, insects and other animals compared with conventional farming. This is shown in a new study, published in the Journal of Applied...
2014-01-29 -  Organic broiler production triggers curiosity
The response from the industry was big when Åsa Odelros, advisor in organic poultry production, organized a one-day course on organic broiler production.
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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