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SLU Centre for Organic Food and Farming (EPOK)

The SLU Centre for Organic Food and Farming, EPOK, works with collaboration, coordination and information on organic agriculture research in a Swedish, Nordic and international perspective.

There are 18 pages tagged with SLU Ekologisk produktion och konsumtion:

Diverse crop rotations can give greater cereal yields in a changing climate

The importance of a good crop rotation is known, but analyses of 32 decade-long cropping experiments across Europe and North America have clarified the benefits. One conclusion is that diversifying

Constraints and opportunities for organic crop production in areas of high agricultural productivity

Tomorrow, Rafaelle Reumaux will defend her thesis about the diversity of management practices in organic cereal production. We ask her three questions. What is your research about, more specifically?

Diss Rafaelle Reumaux

Constraints and opportunities for organic crop production in areas of high agricultural productivity charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Rafaelle Reumaux defends her thesis "Constraints and opportunities

Intensive agriculture results in less reliable weed control from seed eaters

To increase crop productivity, agriculture relies on intensive use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers. In a new study, researchers show that with intensive agriculture, there is a risk of losing

Agroforestry i Ukraina – lansering av policy brief

Agroforestry in Ukraine – policy brief launch malin.planting@slu.se Welcome to the launch of the policy brief "Seven reasons to invest in agroforestry for post-war reconstruction and reform

Doctoral thesis on sustainable plant production adapted to climate change

On Thursday, Alessio Costa will defend his doctoral thesis. He shows how crop rotation diversity, i.e. how farmers switch between different crops on their fields, can benefit food security and

Webbinarium med Maria Wivstad: Näringsbalanser på svenska mjölk- och växtodlingsgårdar

Webinar with Maria Wivstad: Nutrient balances of Swedish dairy and arable farms karin.ullven@slu.se Maria Wivstad presents a study from last year in which the nutrient balance was analyzed on 124

“Remediation of headwater streams is the missing link”

Agricultural headwaters are everywhere but at the same time much overlooked, despite their important role in regulating functions and quality of downstream ecosystems. They are often seen as passive

Unique landscape experiment for sustainable food production and biodiversity

The Kamprad family's foundation finances a new project at the Swedish University of Agriculture's research facility,Lövsta outside Uppsala. The project focuses on the reintegration of crop production

Swedish farmers’ reports to the EU used by researchers to study choices of crops

In her first scientific publication, PhD student Rafaelle Reumaux shows how the Land Parcel Identification System can be used to study crop sequences. She has studied the choices of crops in organic

Plant protection research at the SLU Centre for Organic Food and Farming

Lunch webbinar: Plant protection research at the SLU Centre for Organic Food and Farming katja.fedrowitz@slu.se Welcome to a seminar with Johanna Spångberg, Director of the SLU Centre for Organic

Common pesticides in agriculture harmed bumblebees in a large-scale experiment

Tighter regulations within the EU should protect pollinators from pesticides used in agriculture. However, a major field study involving bumblebees placed in apple orchards and rapeseed crops across