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New report highlights benefits of organic farming form biodiversity

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A new report by IFOAM Organics Europe highlights the contribution and benefits of organic farming to protecting Europe’s biodiversity. The report recommends Member States...

The State of Play in Organics

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The state of the Australian organic industry is thriving, contributing more than $2.6 billion to the country’s economy each year. Demand for organics products...

‘It’s what the planet would choose’: Organic September returns with key message

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The annual industry-wide Organic September campaign has launched for 2021, aligning all corners of the organic sector with one key message: Nature has the...

Increased support to organic farming in future CAP plans is needed to reach EU...

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A new report by IFOAM Organics Europe highlights how much of the national CAP budgets will need to be dedicated to organic farming in...

Model Arizona Muse Wants To ‘Make Soil Sexy’ With Her New Charity

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British-American fashion model Arizona Muse is on a mission to "make soil sexy" with her new biodynamic farming charity Dirt. Green Queen - Read More The...

Organic World Congress 2021: 6-10 September online from Rennes (France)

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IFOAM – Organics International is organizing the Organic World Congress, the global gathering for the organic movement, an event that will offer a truly...

Three UK winners at Sustainable Food Awards

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The winners of the Sustainable Food Awards 2021 have been revealed at the Sustainable Foods Summit, organized by Ecovia Intelligence. The winners were announced in...

Just add water: The battle raging over ‘organic hydroponics’

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One way of looking at organic and hydroponics is to see them each as valuable assets in the sustainable farming toolbox. They are both...

UK organic land conversion up 12%

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Soil Association Certification has welcomed figures published by Defra showing an uplift in UK farmers seeking organic conversion. Organic land conversion continued to grow in...

Australia-UK trade deal ‘unfavourable’ for British farmers

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Ahead of the G7 Summit, due to be held in Cornwall, 11-13 June, International Trade Secretary Liz Truss says negotiators are ‘in a sprint’...

European Organic Congress 2021: how to achieve the transition towards a more sustainable food...

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The annual European Organic Congress titled “Organic’s contribution to the European Green Deal” will take place online, live from Lisbon from 16-18 June 2021,...

UK law to formally recognize animals as sentient beings

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For the first time under UK law animals are to be formally recognized as sentient beings in a series of animal welfare reforms. The Animal...

Deregulating New Genomic Techniques: Organic movement raises red flag

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The organic food and farming movement criticises the Commission’s plan to work on a new legal framework for plants derived from New Genomic Techniques....

Organic Trade Association council bringing unique organic perspective to UN Food Systems Summit

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The Organic Trade Association’s Sustainable Food Trade Action (SFTA) Council is bringing organic’s unique voice to a ground-breaking global conversation on May 10 on...

FiBL presents a new dossier on organic production and good practices

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FiBL presents Organic farming. Basic principles and Good practices, a new dossier that explains the basics of organic farming and shows how they are...