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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): LFI - 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, plant disease control
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
arable farming
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36528
English
crop management
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_16094
English
conversion factors
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_51e9f45d
English
weed control
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8345
English
soil quality
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_a9645d28
English
soil fertility
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7170
English
nutrient management
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330697
English
pest control
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5726
English
plant disease control
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5960
English
crops
http://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: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable > Selected tools
Austria > FiBL Austria
European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable
Austria > Other organizations
Related Links:http://www.bio-net.at, https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/31007
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:31007
Deposited On:20 Jan 2017 09:00
Last Modified:22 Mar 2021 10:23
Document Language:German/Deutsch
Status:Published

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