Strategies for feeding the world more sustainably with organic agriculture

Farming without pesticides is possible» 11 June 2021|Sebastian Jüngel|650 views Biodynamic farming is proof that agriculture without pesticides is possible. Introduced a hundred years ago, it is by now even applied to demanding cultures such as fruit, cotton, wine, coffee and bananas. “It is possible to feed the world population with organically grown food,” says … Read more

Musings on Biodynamic Cows, Their Horns, and the Evolution of the Earth

Musings on Biodynamic Cows, Their Horns, and the Evolution of the Earth By Jim Fullmer, Co-Director of Demeter-USA (Reprinted from the Demeter USA website, http://www.demeter-usa.org/for-farmers/for-farmers-archive/biodynamic-cows.asp) Have you ever wondered why cows have horns…?  It’s a most important question.  What happens in the places where the hooves and the horns are growing? A locality is created where … Read more

BIODYNAMIC RESEARCH

Biodynamic Research Biodynamic research is research into the Biodynamic method of agriculture. Motivated to improve Biodynamic agriculture and deepen the understanding of it, independent research facilities emerged decades ago e.g. in 1950, the Institute for Biodynamic Research in Germany (www.forschungsring.de) was founded. They were at the same time, the first research institutions of organic farming. In some European … Read more