Earth Day 2019
Rare tomato varieties have been released from the gene bank and been donated to the largest urban community garden in Hungary.
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Milestone towards more sustainable hungarian agriculture
The area of certified organic land will increase by nearly 90,000 hectares in Hungary because outstanding demand has led the Ministry of Agriculture to triple the planned budget for organic subsidies to HUF 36 billion (ca. EUR 120 million). The Hungarian Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (ÖMKi) also lobbied hard for this increase. The press conference organized on 18th April by ÖMKi reflected on the new decision, and how organic agriculture should develop in the future.
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Organic’s popularity is higher than ever!
“This is the fastest-growing agricultural sector in the world today” – this was the message of BIOFACH 2019, the international organic trade fair, which was organized with yet again a record number of exhibitors. In addition to the number of participants, the latest statistics also show that the organic sector is growing year by year. And even if numbers are often considered as dry facts, it’s worth paying attention to the senstaional growth, as it signals a significant agricultural economy potential.
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ÖMKi 2018: successful year for organic farming
We were not lazy in 2018 either: we organized workshops in Hungary and abroad, we provided professional representation for the organic sector at several Hungarian and international forums, we organized an awareness raising campaign for the wide public, and our on-farm network won the Oscar award of the energy sector. It was a busy year for us, but due to our achievements the common goal – a flourishing Hungarian organic farming sector – is one step closer. We summarized what ÖMKi has done for the development of organic farming in Hungary in 2018.
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Organic farming in practice
Nutrient management on organic arable land
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Organic food in hungarian canteens?
Organic food is being provided in public catering more and more often. And it is not in vain because we know that the most vulnerable people among us, our growing children, the ill, and the elderly are in the greatest need of a residue free diets to maintain their health or help them get healthy again.
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LIVESEED annual meeting – importance of organic seed
Two weeks ago we attended the annual project meeting of the LIVESEED Horizon 2020 project in Żelechów (Poland).
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Genetic diversity not genetic engineering!
22nd May is the international day of biodiversity.
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