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Getting your land ready to grow organically – certified or not

{Tool} Getting your land ready to grow organically – certified or not. Creator(s): Morrone, Vicki. Issuing Organisation(s): Michigan State University. (2016)

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Online at: http://msue.anr.msu.edu/resources/getting_your_land_ready_to_grow_organically_certified_or_not

Summary

This webinar is an overview on the conversion to organic process. It is addressed to US farmers, especially in the part dedicated to the certification. It presents a series of topics that should be taken into consideration when planning the conversion. This will be useful for conventional farmers, even in Europe, that can use webinar information as a sort of checklist when planning for conversion. The presenter stress the concept of soil health as a function of organic matter content and biology activity. The major point to start working at is to build a healthy soil!


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Thinking to conversion? Start from your soil health!
What problem does the tool address?:Planning the conversion to organic
What solution does the tool offer?:A checklist to plan the conversion to organic farming
Country:United States of America
Type of Practice Tool:Web
Theme:Soil quality and fertility
Keywords:arable farming, conversion to organic farming, soil fertility, soil quality
Keywords:arable farming, conversion to organic farming, soil fertility, soil quality
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
Englisharable farminghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36528
Englishsoil fertilityhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7170
Englishsoil propertieshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330883
Subjects: Soil > Soil quality
Soil
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable
USA
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Krabsen, Janne
ID Code:32583
Deposited On:25 Apr 2018 18:43
Last Modified:03 Oct 2018 08:01
Document Language:English
Status:Published

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