Experimental units for research in organic farming systems
A number of field experimental units were established in 1996 as part of the joint effort on organic farming research in Denmark coordinated by DARCOF. This is continued in DARCOF II. These units primarily consisted of field experimental sites at Flakkebjerg, Foulum, Jyndevad, Årslev, Askov and KVL-Taastrup, and the long-term crop rotation experiments at Jyndevad, Foulum, Flakkebjerg og Holeby. The organic farming research station, Rugballegård, is also available for this research. These experimental units cover all major organic farming practices and soil types in Denmark.
The aims of the experimental units for research in organic farming systems are three-fold:
1. To describe long-term effects of organic farming practices and crop rotations.
2. To function as workshop facilities for other, more specific research projects.
3. To assist in communication and dissemination of the results of research in organic farming.
IV Experimental units for research in organic farming systems (EXUNIT)
Jørgen E. Olesen, Senior scientist
Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Crop Physiology and Soil Science
P.O. Box 50, DK-8830 Tjele
Phone: +45 89 99 16 59, Fax. +45 89 99 16 19
Margrethe Askegaard, Bent T. Christensen, Hanne Lindhard Pedersen, Frank W. Oudshoorn, Ilse A. Rasmussen, Kristian Thorup-Kristensen og Jørgen Eriksen, DIAS
Hanne Lipczak Jacobsen, KVL