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Arable crops

Arable crops

There is a high demand for crops from organic production. The challenges of organic production include additional work, lack of farm manure and weed infestations. Organic arable farming places high expectations on the cultivation techniques.

On this page, you can find tools and resources that provide information about organic arable farming, and you can discuss the topic with others.


Advanced system in wheat: Combination of agronomical levels: The French experimentMost popular tool

Advanced system in wheat: Combination of agronomical levels: The French experiment

The purpose of this tool is to provide information on the production of wheat without pesticides or fertilizer. The tool suggests crop rotation,…

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Cultivation of soybeansLatest tool

Cultivation of soybeans

The on-farm cultivation of soybeans presents the farmer with challenges. Climate and location requirements, the preceding crop and crop rotation play…

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Tools

TitleIssuing organisationProjectYear of releaseRating
Advanced system in wheat: Combination of agronomical levels: The French...PUREOK-Net Arable-5 (1)
Calculate the risk of wireworm infestation in the fieldResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLCommunication , OK-Net Arable20172 (1)
Catch crop in maizeResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLAdvisory Service , OK-Net Arable20174 (1)
Cereal Disease EncyclopaediaAgriculture and Horticulture Development Board...OK-Net Arable , Other organizations2008
Challenges of Organic Arable Farming 2nd module: Fertilization strategies to...Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari CIHEAM...OK-Net Arable , IAMB Mediterranean Agronomic Institute Bari2017
Challenges of Organic Arable Farming 5th module: Crops specific problems and...Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari CIHEAM...OK-Net Arable , IAMB Mediterranean Agronomic Institute Bari2017
Comb harrow: efficient weed control in cerealsFoundation for organic agriculture BioselenaBioselena , OK-Net Arable , IFOAM EU Group20185 (1)
Commercial organic fertiliser as supplementary fertilisers in potato crop...Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLCommunication , OK-Net Arable20174 (1)
Control of wireworms in organic potato cultivationResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLCommunication , OK-Net Arable20163 (3)
Controlling potato beetles with BtResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLCommunication , OK-Net Arable20174 (1)
Cover Crop (Rye) and No-Till System in WisconsinResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLAdvisory Service , OK-Net Arable20145 (3)
Cover crop mulches and no-till soybeanAssociazione Italiana Agricoltura Biologica AIABOK-Net Arable , AIAB2017
Crop management of linseedResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLCommunication , OK-Net Arable20162 (1)
Crop Management of Rapeseed and Pollen Beetle ControlResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLCommunication , OK-Net Arable20164 (1)
Cultivating a diverse wheat population suitable for low-input and organic...Organic Research Centre ORC, Elm FarmOK-Net Arable , Organic Research Centre (ORC) - Elm Farm2017
Cultivation in rows – Catch crops - tolerance and regrowthAarhus University , Copenhagen University , AgroIntelli , Økologisk VKST , Barritskov Land- og Skovbrug , SEGES Økologi InnovationOK-Net Arable2018
Cultivation in rows – cereals with catch cropsSEGES Økologi Innovation , Aarhus University , Copenhagen University , AgroIntelli , Økologisk VKST , Barritskov Land- og SkovbrugOK-Net Arable2018
Cultivation in rows – Nitrogen fixation by catch crops and their effect on yieldSEGES Økologi Innovation , Aarhus University , Copenhagen University , AgroIntelli , Økologisk VKST , Barritskov Land- og SkovbrugOK-Net Arable2018
Cultivation in rows – Sowing time for catch cropsAarhus University , Copenhagen University , AgroIntelli , Økologisk VKST , Barritskov Land- og Skovbrug , SEGES Økologi InnovationOK-Net Arable20185 (1)
Cultivation in rows – Weed control between stubble rowsAarhus University , Copenhagen University , AgroIntelli , Økologisk VKST , Barritskov Land- og Skovbrug , SEGES Økologi InnovationOK-Net Arable2018
Cultivation in rows – Weed control in spring cereal grainsAarhus University , Copenhagen University , AgroIntelli , Økologisk VKST , Barritskov Land- og Skovbrug , SEGES Økologi InnovationOK-Net Arable2018
Cultivation of soybeansRegierungspräsidium FreiburgOK-Net EcoFeed , Selected tools , Other organizations2018
Direct Sowing of MaizeResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLCommunication , OK-Net Arable2015
Direct sowing with green manureFoundation for organic agriculture Bioselena , IFOAM EUBioselena , OK-Net Arable , IFOAM EU Group2018
DSS "Weed Control in Organic Winter Wheat Production"University Bonn, Institute of Organic AgricultureInstitute of Organic Agriculture , OK-Net Arable2004
Feed in organic productionSwedish board of AgricultureOK-Net EcoFeed , Selected tools , OK-Net Arable , Weitere Organisationen2016
Foraging sows on high-protein grasslandFrench Research Institute for Organic Farming ITABOK-Net EcoFeed , Selected tools , ITAB - Institut Technique en Agriculture...2018
FusaProg: risk assessment of fusarium and mycotoxin infestation in wheat...AgroscopeAgroscope , OK-Net Arable20133 (1)
Growing cover crops in organic arable crop rotations: Best practices from...SEGESSEGES , OK-Net Arable20174 (2)
Inter-row cultivation for mechanical weed control in winter oilseed rapePUREOK-Net Arable-
Intercropping grain peas with barleyResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLSoil Sciences , Communication , OK-Net Arable2015
Late blight on potatoes in organic farming - prognosis (Öko-SIMPHYT)Informationssystem Integrierte Pflanzenproduktion...OK-Net Arable , Other organizations2010
LeNiBa - the KTBL / isip app for nitrogen balancing of legumesKuratorium für Technik und Bauwesen in der...OK-Net Arable-
Living mulch in vegetablesAssociazione Italiana Agricoltura Biologica AIABOK-Net Arable , AIAB2015
Maize and beans – Organic roughage with benefits?Thünen-InstitutOK-Net EcoFeed , Selected tools , Institute of Organic Farming - OEL2016
Mechanical Weed Control in MaizeResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLCommunication , OK-Net Arable2013
Modification/change of sowing date in winter wheatPUREOK-Net Arable2015
Nitrogen supply for winter oilseed rapeResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLAdvisory Service , OK-Net Arable20174 (1)
No-till cultivation of maize in rolled forage peasResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)Advisory Service , OK-Net Arable2017
Organic CerealsResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLOK-Net Arable , FiBL - Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau...20104 (2)
Organic cultivation in autumn 2016 - Varieties, Seeds and Crop managementLändliches Fortbildungsinstitut Österreich LFIFiBL Austria , OK-Net Arable , Weitere Organisationen2016
Organic Cultivation in Spring 2016 - Varieties, Seeds and Crop managementLändliches Fortbildungsinstitut Österreich LFIFiBL Austria , OK-Net Arable , Weitere Organisationen2016
Organic Cultivation of Green PeasLändliches Fortbildungsinstitut Österreich LFIFiBL Austria , OK-Net Arable , Weitere Organisationen2016
Organic field beansResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLAdvisory Service , OK-Net Arable2009
Organic Field Crop ProductionDalhousie University, Organic Agriculture Centre...OK-Net Arable-
Organic field peasResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLAdvisory Service , OK-Net Arable2009
Organic grain legumes at a glanceResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLAdvisory Service , OK-Net Arable2009
Organic maizeResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLAdvisory Service , OK-Net Arable2008
Organic quality wheat production - Results of long-term field trials of...Ländliches Fortbildungsinstitut Österreich LFIFiBL Austria , OK-Net Arable , Weitere Organisationen2016
Organic rapeseedResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLAdvisory Service , OK-Net Arable2011
Organic soyaResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLAdvisory Service , OK-Net Arable2009
Organic Soybean made easyResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLFiBL Austria , OK-Net Arable2018
Organic Soybean production in EuropeHungarian Research Institute of Organic...OK-Net Arable , FiBL - Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau... , Ökológiai Mezőgazdasági Kutatóintézet2016
Potato Crop ManagementResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLCommunication , OK-Net Arable2010
Practical advice for organic production of lupinesLandesforschungsanstalt für Landwirtschaft und...OK-Net Arable20144 (4)
Practice Abstract: Intercropping grain peas with barleyResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLAdvisory Service , OK-Net Arable20174.3 (3)
Processing Quality of Organic WheatResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLAdvisory Service , OK-Net Arable2015
Rape pollen beetleResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLOK-Net Arable , Pflanzenschutz und Biodiversität , Other organizations20144.5 (2)
Reducing the use of copper in potatoesResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLAdvisory Service , OK-Net Arable20175 (1)
Results an lessons learnt from field vegetables activity - cabbagePUREOK-Net Arable-
Results and lessons learnt from wheat-based cropping system activityPUREOK-Net Arable-
Rolling of grains to prevent winter kill damageResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLAdvisory Service , OK-Net Arable2017
SEMINBIO®: Innovative seeder for weed control in cerealsCON MARCHE BIO , Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e...OK-Net Arable , IFOAM EU Group , CREA , Other organizations20185 (1)
Soybean processing technologyResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLOK-Net EcoFeed , Selected tools , Agriculture2014
Soybean silageAssociazione Italiana Agricoltura Biologica AIABOK-Net Arable , IFOAM EU Group , AIAB2018
Successful cultivation of grain legumes mixed with cerealsResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLBioselena , Advisory Service , OK-Net Arable2017
Testing peas for legume fatigueResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLAdvisory Service , OK-Net Arable20175 (1)
Using crop rotation to control wirewormsResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLCommunication , OK-Net Arable20174 (1)
Weed control in soy with the finger weederResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLAdvisory Service , OK-Net Arable2017
Weed harrowing in spring cerealsPUREOK-Net Arable-
Weed trimming in soybeansAssociazione Italiana Agricoltura Biologica AIABOK-Net Arable , IFOAM EU Group , AIAB2017
Which harrow is suitable for weed control in organic cereals?INAGROINAGRO, Department for Organic Crop Production... , Bioforum Vlaanderen , OK-Net Arable , IFOAM EU Group2018
Winter field peas as green manure before maizeResearch Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBLAdvisory Service , OK-Net Arable20174.5 (2)