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Organic farming: Basic principles and good practices

{Tool} Organic farming: Basic principles and good practices. Creator(s): Bernet, Thomas; Weidmann, Gilles; Dierauer, Hansueli; Niggli, Jeremias; Thanner, Sophie and van de Berge, Paul. Issuing Organisation(s): FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture. (2021)

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Summary

The dossier explains the basics of organic farming and shows how they are applied in practice. The publication is a valuable source of information for farmers interested in conversion to organic farming. It also serves as a guide for the private sector, government representatives, non-governmental organisations and other interested parties in their efforts to make food production in Europe more sustainable.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Basic principles including: legal requirement, soil fertility, crop rotations, nutrient balance & more.
What problem does the tool address?:Demand for organically produced food is continuously increasing, as is the interest of governments. It is expected that the organic area will continue to grow but producers must change many things to transition to organic.
What solution does the tool offer?:The basic principles of organic agriculture are a great starting point for those interested in transitioning to growing their crops or raising their livestock, organically.
Country:Switzerland
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Keywords:diversification, crop rotation, plant protection, disease prevention, organic fertilizers, nutrient management, animal production, animal health, animal welfare, soil management, soil quality, organic certification, standards, farm management, marketing
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
diversification
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2344
English
crop rotation
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6662
English
plant protection
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5978
English
disease prevention
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_10394
English
organic fertilizers
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4592
English
nutrient management
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330697
English
animal production
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_437
English
animal health
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_431
English
animal welfare
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_443
English
soil management
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7176
English
soil quality
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_a9645d28
English
organic certification
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_b4d1266e
English
standards
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7367
English
farm management
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2799
English
marketing
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4620
Subjects:"Organics" in general
Animal husbandry
Crop husbandry
Soil
Values, standards and certification
Farming Systems > Farm nutrient management
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Knowledge exchange > Education & Training > Organic farming knowledge
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/40147, https://www.fibl.org, https://www.facebook.com/organicfarmknowledge/posts/290157269563581, https://twitter.com/farm_knowledge/status/1412296044336062466
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Dietemann, Lauren
ID Code:40147
Deposited On:02 Jul 2021 09:10
Last Modified:13 Jul 2021 08:31
Document Language:English, German/Deutsch, Romanian/Română, Russian/Russkiy
Status:Published

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