organic farming

New EU Organic Regulation Agreed

A preliminary agreement has been reached after 20 months of trilogue negotiations between EU Commission, Council of Ministers and European Parliament for a new organic regulation. The main outstanding issues, which delayed agreement for so long have either been settled or deferred. Here's what this means. [...]

29 June, 2017 // 0 Comments

#MilkCrisis | Lessons from France’s Organic Dairy Sector

The organic dairy sector in France has significant differences - but also some commonalities - with the conventional dairy sector. Rising consumer demand, producer organisations, and regional feed crop supply are among the differences - as is the decoupling of organic and conventional prices. [...]

31 July, 2016 // 0 Comments

Organic vs Conventional – which is the most sustainable?

When considering sustainability - and not just yield - how does organic farming compare to conventional? Recently published research, encompassing 40 years of studies, points to organic outperforming conventional in nearly all areas. But will this mean better support for organic farming in the CAP? [...]

8 May, 2016 // 0 Comments

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