Sales from U.S. Organic Farms Up 72 Percent, USDA Reports

Source: Sales from U.S. Organic Farms Up 72 Percent, USDA Reports WASHINGTON, Sep 17, 2015 –Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture´s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the results of the 2014 Organic Survey, which show that 14,093 certified and exempt Read More …

Organic Food | European Parliamentary Research Service

Written by Giulio Sabbati and Ivana Katsarova Organic production is an overall system of farm management and food production that aims at sustainable agriculture, high-quality products and the use of processes that do not harm the environment, human, plant or Read More …

#Agriculture and #climatechange — EEA

 Origen: Agriculture and climate change — EEA Agriculture both contributes to climate change and is affected by climate change. The EU needs to reduce its greenhouse-gas emissions from agriculture and adapt its food-production system to cope with climate change. But climate Read More …

Soil capability and status — European Environment Agency (SOER 2015)

Origen: Soil — EEA´s SOER2015 The ability of soil to deliver ecosystem services — in terms of food production, as biodiversity pools and as a regulator of gasses, water and nutrients — is under increasing pressure. Observed rates of soil sealing, erosion, Read More …