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USDA Announces $17.6 Million to Support Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the availability of $17.6 million in funding to support research and outreach activities that will help growers, producers, and processors find innovative ways to improve organic agriculture. The grants are being funded through the Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI), a program that is

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A new EU funded project: CAPSELLA – Collective Awareness PlatformS for Environmentally-sound Land management based on data technoLogies and Agrobiodiversity

The major objective of the CAPSELLA project will be to raise awareness about the proper use and management of agricultural land and agro-biodiversity for addressing major sustainability threats on several layers: ecological, societal, economic, food quality. Our project will cope with these issues by leveraging collective knowledge that already exists in communities. Through the development