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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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Organic Agriculture will be the model for European agriculture

European experts call to convert organic agriculture in the model for European agriculture. Press Note. Brussels / Hortobágy 19/09/08. IFOAM EU Regional Group - International Federation of Organic A...

 
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Replacement of agricultural chemicals in Organic Agriculture in Nicaragua

Thanks to booming organic agriculture and the increase of information, farmers in Estelí, Nicaragua, have realized that the best way to lead is through the organic route to release of poisoning to hu...

 
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The Spanish Organic surface increases

At present, Spain is the second country in the European Union with Eco-surface after Italy. It is that in recent years, organic agriculture and livestock have been specifically inserted in the primary...

 
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Caring Health with Organic Food

Menu of the day:'' Fruit, vegetable, oil, eggs, sausages, meat: honey and nuts''. Appetizing, and above all very healthy, because all these products are organic and the basis of Organic Food Program f...

 
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European Commission launches a campaign to promote Organic Agriculture

The European Commission launched the Agricultural Fair Libramont (Belgium), on July 25th as the new campaign by the EU to promote organic agriculture. Under the slogan "Good for nature, good for us ",...

 
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Promoting Organic Food in Extremadura

Junta de Extremadura and the socio-economic strategic plan sign support and promotion of organic food products in Extremadura 2008-2013. This document is intended to improve conditions processing and ...

 
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The Ministry calls the awards Best Food of Spain 2008

The Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Medio Rural y Marino has published, through a Ministerial Order, the new rules governing the XXI edition of the Awards' Food of Spain 2008, which encompasses 12 diff...

 
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Why organic milk is better

Newcastle University study in United Kingdom evidences that farmers who let their cows graze freely can produce more milk, which is classified as an organic product.

 
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Symposium on Ecological Agriculture in Guadiato

The Association of Municipalities Valley Guadiato is aware that the agricultural and livestock sectors are essential for socio-economic future of the Shire of Guadiato. But the current scenario requir...

 
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IX-Competition of Organic Wine Tasting and VI Olive Oil Competition

Already open registration period for the Ninth National Organic wines taste, ECORACIMOS and the VI International Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, ECOTRAMA 2008.

 
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IX edition of the Andalusian BioFeria begins on May 22nd in Jerez

Andaluza Fair of Organic food, BioFeria is celebrated from May 22nd in Jerez de la Frontera (Cadiz) to bring local people of food produced and processed in the Community under the Production Environme...

 
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Organic foods are healthier

Carlo Leifert, coordinator of the largest study in this area, explained at a conference in Barcelona, that organic foods contain more antioxidants, minerals and vitamins than conventional ones.

 
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Impetus for Ecological Agriculture in Brazil

With more than 840,000 hectares of organic growing, Brazil is one of the top 10 producers of organic products and an important supplier of raw materials, fruits and vegetables, coffee, cocoa, sugar ca...

 
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New research projects on Organic Agriculture

This initiative is part of the Plan of Actions for the promotion of organic agriculture in Spain for the period 2007 to 2010. The Agreement provides for the development of four projects for which fund...

 
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Seminar on Organic Agriculture

Ministry of Environment and Rural and Marine organized in Trujillo (Caceres), for 22nd and April 23dr has designed some technical seminars on material destined for use in organic production.

 
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