No. 6 December 2007



QLIF Training and Exchange Workshop on Nitrogen management - 2008

The 4th QLIF Training and Exchange workshop on 13.-15. February 2008 is hosted by the Louis Bolk Instituut, NL. The workshop will give the participants an understanding of the complex N dynamics of organic and low input farming. See the information on registration, venue and programme...


Concept for workshops at the 4th QLIF Congress in Modena, June 2008
QLIF contributes to the scientific part of the 16th IFOAM Organic World Congress in Modena by the organisation of several interdisciplinary workshops. More...


QLIF research in focus of Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture
The December issue of JSFA features a series of papers on research in organic food and farming - many authored by QLIF scientists. More...


Handbook of Organic Food Safety and Quality

Edited by 3 leading QLIF scientists and featuring 34 chapters, the new organic Handbook comprehensively reviews the latest research in the area. More...


E-learning guideline for submission of papers to Organic Eprints
Following a workshop at the 3rd QLIF congress, a tutorial 5-min speakshow on submission of papers to Organic Eprints archive has been produced. More...






QLIF Research articles

Low level of Salmonella shedding
in pigs from outdoor production systems


Farm and animal specific measures and factors influencing udder health on Swiss organic dairy farms

Effect of agronomic management practices on lettuce quality including the risk of enteric pathogen

Importance of international training and exchange in knowledge and attitude dissemination in organic research

     Notes
  • Continuation of transnational research cooperation in CORE Organic
  • Foundation of The European Consortium for Organic Animal Breeding (ECO-AB)
  • IFOAM work on Definition of Organic Agriculture