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How to successfully convert to organic arable farming

{Tool} How to successfully convert to organic arable farming. [Bio-Umstellung - Erfolgreich in den Bioackerbau starten.] Creator(s): Fischl, Martin; Surböck, Andreas and Kranzler, Andreas. Issuing Organisation(s): Ländliches Fortbildungsinstitut Österreich. OK-Net Arable Leaflets and guidelines. (2017)

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Summary

The leaflet addresses farmers who are interested in conversion to organic arable farming. Information includes contact points for workshops and advisory services, legal provisions and organic certification bodies. The process of conversion has to be well organized; therefore, crop rotation and cultivation planning is described. Furthermore, readers will find initial information about nutrient supply and mechanical weed management. Finally, the basic funding opportunity for organic farming is presented. The leaflet provides an overview as well as many further links and contacts.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Learn how to successfully convert to organic arable farming!
What problem does the tool address?:Challenges of conversion to organic farming
What solution does the tool offer?:Basic information about all aspects of conversion - cultivation, legal framework, funding opportunities
Country:Austria
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Theme:Soil quality and fertility, Nutrient management, Pest and disease control, Weed management, Crop specific
Keywords:arable farming, conversion to organic farming, crop management, organic farming, weed management
Keywords:arable farming, conversion to organic farming, crop management, organic farming, weed management
Agrovoc keywords:
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Englishcrop managementhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_16094
Englishorganic agriculturehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_15911
Englishweed controlhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8345
Englishsoil propertieshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330883
Englishsoil fertilityhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7170
Englishnutrient managementhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330697
Englishpest controlhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5726
Englishdisease controlhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2327
Englishcropshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1972
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems
Soil
Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication
Crop husbandry > Weed management
Farming Systems > Farm nutrient management
Knowledge management
Research affiliation: Austria > FiBL Austria
European Union > OK-Net Arable
Austria > Other organizations
Related Links:http://www.bio-net.at, http://farmknowledge.org/index.php/search-for-ok-tools?v=31007
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:31007
Deposited On:20 Jan 2017 09:00
Last Modified:20 Dec 2018 14:33
Document Language:German/Deutsch
Status:Published

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