Hydroponics – Organic or not?

Hydroponics is a type of agriculture which involves growing plants, typically crops, without soil. Plants are grown in mineral nutrient solutions and an inert media (like perlite, gravel, mineral wool, and others) may be used to provide support, to which mineral solutions are added. The fact that is it a soil-less type of agriculture causes … Continue reading Hydroponics – Organic or not?

Written Q&A to EU Commission – Controls on organic food

Question for written answer E-011546/12 to the Commission Sir Graham Watson (ALDE) (18 December 2012) Subject: Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 and Commission Regulation (EC) No 889/2008 The United Kingdom Government is currently consulting on its implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 and Commission Regulation (EC) No 889/2008, which set out rules on organic productions and certification. … Continue reading Written Q&A to EU Commission – Controls on organic food