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Organic farming differs from other agricultural production systems in several respects. This type of agriculture promotes the use of renewable resources and recycling to the extent that restores soil nutrients in waste products. Applied to livestock production, regulates the production of meat and poultry with particular attention to animal welfare and use of natural feed. Organic farming respects the mechanisms of nature to control pests and diseases in crops and livestock and avoids the use of pesticides, herbicides, chemical fertilizers, growth hormones and antibiotics, and genetic manipulation . Alternatively, producers use a series of techniques that help sustain ecosystems and reduce pollution. P

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Urban gardens in Montecarmelo

La Huerta de Montecarmelo has opened in Madrid, an initiative of the Carmen Pardo-Valcarce Foundation, in collaboration with Caja Madrid, which comes to town in order to take advantage of any loophole...

 
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Bio Millesime International Organic Wine Fair

The 18th edition of Bio Millésime global, professional Hall of organic wines in Montpellier, from 24 to 26 January 2011 Located in the French Mediterranean coast, Languedoc-Roussillon region will ho...

 
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IV National Competition of organic wines in Estella  - Lizarra Hiria

Estella, November 23, 2010 - This morning the organizers of the VI National Contest of Wines made with grapes from organic agriculture in Estella Lizarra Hiria City have announced the awards of the co...

 
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Andalucia ecological economic aid and advice

Talking about organic farming and organic products, the Andalusian region promotes the industry in several ways: first, there was an economic aid plan to improve organic production and, on the other, ...

 
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Great incentive to ecological research

The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Clara Aguilera, and the mayor of Loja, Miguel Castilian, opened these days in the Andalusian Centre of Organic Farming and Biodiversity (CAEB) based in the L...

 
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Consolidation of the Spanish organic farming

According to current data, organic farming in Spain has experienced over the past years significant growth in both area and number of operators. So say the Ministry of the Environment and Rural and Ma...

 
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Week devoted to agroecology

From Crevillente, Alicante, news comes that contribute to the development and diffusion of organic farming. Thus, the Environmental Education Center CAM 'The Mills' celebrates this week the third edit...

 
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Ecologic Cheese in Madrid

The fifth outdoor exhibition “Eating Madrid” will be held from April 8th to 11th in the central Plaza de Santa Cruz. Among other things, Eating Madrid will have the best Goat Cheese in the World. ...

 
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Organic markets throughout Malaga

The organic market is a phenomenon that is being imposed in most towns of Malaga. After an initial pilot phase, the project of the Organic Markets, promoted for months by the Environment area of the C...

 
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Valorization of Olive Oil Extra Virgin

The storms that are suffering the southern half of the peninsula have considerably reduced the olive harvest, and above all, oil production and quality. According to experts, this situation may assume...

 
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Great incentive for organic orchards in family homes

Facing increased information and promotion of organic products, there has been a growing interest in how to produce organic fruit and vegetables at home. In this regard, the City of Castellón, in col...

 
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Organic Wines in Languedoc-Roussillon

The Inter-professional Association Pays d'Oc wines (Inter Oc) invests in R & D to develop among perennial actions for sustainable development.

 
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Organic agriculture in Murcia

Murcia is undoubtedly a region that in recent years has made great strides in organic matter. Taking stock of last year, today we can say that the area under cultivation of organic products exceeded d...

 
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Presentation of educational materials for Organic Gardens

Under the 'De l'hort at Home' ( 'home garden'), the Government is promoting the introduction of organic gardens in Catalans schools . The idea is to promote awareness of this type of agriculture throu...

 
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Agroecology Course, Rural Development and Cooperation

The next February will house a new course within the project Ecological Agriculture, Rural Employment Source (AEFER), which promotes the Spanish Society of Organic Agriculture (SEAE) cofinanced by the...

 
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